Two fake coil factories fined Tk 1.20 lakh in Rangpur

Published : 19 Jan 2021, 14:49

Sahos Desk

A mobile court of the district administration in separate raids fined two unauthorised and fake coil factories Taka 1.20 lakh in Haragachh area under Kawnia upazila in the district on Monday evening.

Officials said Executive Magistrate Mahmud Hasan Mridha led the raids at Nishat Coil Factory and Kajol Coil Factory with assistance of Rapid Action battalion (RAB)-13 and Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI).

During the raids, the mobile court fined Nishat Coil Factory Authority Taka 40,000 and Kajol Coil Factory Authority Taka 80,000. Talking to reporters, Executive Magistrate Mahmud Hasan Mridha said the raids were conducted on the basis of secret information when the two fake coil factories were found.

“The factories had been producing fake coils for a long time without registration and approval of the authorities concerned,” he said, adding that such drives will be conducted frequently to stop production and marketing of fake products.

Source: BSS

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