Two jailed as Aedes larvae found in houses

DHAKA, A mobile court today sent two persons to

jail for three days after Aedes mosquito larvae were found at their houses

under Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).

A total of six mobile courts conducted different drives today in several

areas and sent the two persons to jail.

The mobile courts also warned six building owners of punitive actions.

A fine of Taka 60,000 was imposed to six house owners, said DNCC

information officer Uttam Kumer said.

Besides, owner of a restaurant 'Sunami' in Zigatola area was fined Taka

60,000.

DSCC visited a total of 10,720 houses and establishments of 36 wards under

'combing operation' where Aedes larvae were found at 298 houses and

establishments and other 5,000 buildings identified for favorable breeding

grounds for Aedes mosquitoes.

DNCC Mayor M Atiqul Islam today visited the activities of combing

operation in Mohammadpur area.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)