Mobile courts fined seven owners of houses and establishments on Tuesday for having the larvae of Aedes mosquito on their premises in different parts of the city a total of Tk 80,000 under Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).
The mobile courts conducted drives in Uttara, Mirpur-2, Baridhara, Mirpur-10 and Karwan Bazar, areas from 10am to 12pm as part of a combing operation, said a press release.
During the drive, DNCC officials visited 2439 houses, establishments and under-construction buildings.
It also issued warnings to some homeowners as they failed to cooperate with the city corporation authorities in controlling the Aedes mosquito spread.
The DNCC was continuing its operation for the 4th consecutive day on Tuesday.
In a bid to protect the city dwellers from dengue, the DNCC launched the combing operation from Saturday and conducted the mobile court drives alongside it.
The mobile court drives, starting May 10, have so far realised Tk 3,48,300 in fines till Tuesday, said the press release.