CHATTOGRAM A mobile court has fined one wholesaler,
with a amount of Taka 20 thousand, for selling onions at inflated prices at
Khatunganj market in Chittagong.
The court, led by Executive Magistrate Towhidul Islam, conducted the drive
at Mahin Enterprises of Khatunganj today and found evidence of price
Onions imported from Egypt and China were purchased at Tk 40-45 per kg.
However, the same onions were being sold at a much higher price, the
Magistrate Touhidul Islam further said that drives against unjustified hike
in onion prices in Teknaf and Cox's Bazar region are continuing and hence
onions from Myanmar are being sold at lesser prices.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)