DMP mobile court fines 15 people for not wearing masks
Published : Friday, 7 May, 2021 at 11:16 PM Count : 214
A mobile team of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Friday fined 15 persons for not wearing masks at Khilgaon area in the capital.
The mobile team conducted the drives at City Corporation Super Market and shops in adjoining areas. DMP's executive magistrate Dr Sanjib Das conducted the drives.
The mobile team fined them Tk 8,600 on charge of not wearing masks conducting drives at several markets and shops in surrounding areas.
The drives continued till 5:30pm starting at 4:00pm.
Talking to media, the DMP's executive magistrate said it is not possible to create awareness among people by imposing fines or taking legal action unless they themselves become conscious. "Many were found wearing masks, but some were found ignore it," he said adding "we suggested them to remain conscious about contracting coronavirus infection.