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Attack on consumer rights in adulterated jaggery factory in Rajshahi

Attack on consumer rights in adulterated jaggery factory in Rajshahi
Attack on consumer rights in adulterated jaggery factory in Rajshahi

Two adulterated jaggery manufacturing factories were found in Adani area of ​​Bagha upazila of Rajshahi district. Where sugarcane molasses was being made with materials harmful to the human body. On Wednesday (September 21), the National Directorate of Consumer Rights Protection imposed a fine of Tk 3 lakh and 70 thousand after raiding those two factories. At the same time, 855 kg of adulterated jaggery was destroyed.

On Wednesday morning, the National Directorate of Consumer Rights Protection conducted this operation in the Adani area of ​​Bagha Upazila of Rajshahi district with the cooperation of RAB.

Hasan-al-Maruf, assistant director of Rajshahi divisional office of the department, said that the National Directorate of Consumer Rights Protection is conducting daily market surveillance operations to check the quality of various food products and services. As part of this, raids were conducted on the houses of Sekendar Ali and Dulal Uddin Badal of Khardo Bausa and Panchpara villages of Arani area of ​​Bagha Upazila based on secret information.

At this time, it was caught in the hand. Sugarcane jaggery was being made there using sugar, lime, alum, dalda and dye. Which is harmful to human body.

Hasan-al-Maruf also said that Sekander Ali was fined 3 lakh rupees for the crime of making jaggery with harmful materials. Earlier, Sekender was fined Rs 150,000 for the same offence. As he committed the same crime again, the punishment was doubled and he was fined Rs 3 lakh as per the law.

At the same time, Dulal Uddin was fined 70 thousand rupees for making adulterated jaggery. When Dulal Uddin ran away from home during the consumer rights campaign, he was called and fined and warned. Later seized 855 kg adulterated jaggery was destroyed.


The article is in Bengali

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