5 held for selling salt at high price
Police have detained five people in Netrakona district for spreading rumour and selling salt at a high price in the district.
The people were detained from Netrakona Sadar, Kendua and Khaliajuri on Tuesday.
They were also fined Tk 2 lakh each for selling salt at higher price.
Deputy Commissioner Moinul Islam held an emergency meeting with salt traders and local chamber leaders in the afternoon to check the price hike.