A mobile court here on Monday fined a weekly ‘haat’ (Bazar) lessee Tk 20,000 on charge of keeping open weekly ‘haat’ at Shibalaya in Manikganj defying government directive.
AFM Feroz Mahmud, Shibalaya Upazila Nirbahi Officer and executive magistrate of the mobile court, fined the lessee after conducting raid in Borongail ‘haat’ of the upazila in the afternoon.
Local administration issued directive to stop functioning of all kinds of weekly ‘haat’ of the district to check the outbreak of Coronovirus.
However, Mir Shaheen, leaser of Borongail ‘haat’, kept the weekly hat open defying the government restriction. The lessee was fined because he defied government prohibition.