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42 sacks of onion seized in Laxmipur

Published : Sunday, 17 November, 2019 at 9:38 AM  Count : 286

42 sacks of onion seized in Laxmipur

42 sacks of onion seized in Laxmipur

Members of National Security Intelligence (NSI) seized 42 sacks of onion from a warehouse at Gengihata of Laxmipur district town on Saturday night.

Acting on a tip-off, an NSI team conducted a drive at the warehouse of Moinuddin Store around 8pm and seized the onion which was hoarded illegally.

Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the warehouse owner fled the scene, reports UNB.

Later, a mobile court, led by Execute Magistrate and Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Shafiqur Ridwan Arman Shakil, sealed off the godown.

Meanwhile, the mobile court fined Tk 1,000 to Kartik Store for selling onion at Tk 220 per kg, the UNO said.


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