34 Rajshahi shops fined Tk 3.83 lakh in August 2021
RAJSHAHI, Sept 2, 2021 (BSS)- Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) fined 34 shops Taka 3.83 lakh in the division in August last for selling and manufacturing adulterated food and other unauthorized consumer products.
Rajshahi regional office of BSTI in association with local administration conducted 22 mobile courts in different districts and found the shops manufacturing, possessing and selling different consumer products and substandard food items, violating the rules and regulations.
The courts realised the fine money from the shop owners as penalty during the drives conducted in eight districts under the division.
BSTI Director Engineer Selim Reza said the regional office conducted the drives against the shops involved in manufacturing substandard and adulterated food items.
The BSTI regional office also conducted 22 surveillance drives for prevention of pilferage in weight and measurement and formalin use in fruit and fish and lodged 11 regular cases against the law violators.