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Shrimps injected with jelly-like substance seized in Khulna

  • Published at 11:23 pm June 24th, 2021
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File photo of around 1,400kg adulterated shrimps that were confiscated by RAB in Khulna on Thursday, June 24, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

Four traders fined, sentenced to two months' imprisonment

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) confiscated around 1,400kg of shrimps, injected with jelly-like substances to increase their weight, from Rupsha Bridge in Khulna on Thursday afternoon.

A mobile court fined four traders Tk20,000 each and sentenced them to two months' imprisonment regarding the seizure.

Photo shows four shrimp traders, who were fined and sentenced to two months’ imprisonment over the seizure of adulterated shrimps, standing alongside a RAB official, Thursday, June 24, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

The four are Uttam Sarkar, 32, Bapparaj Sardar, 25, Hafizul Gazi Salauddin, 33, and Alamin Sardar, 23.

RAB 6 Director Lt Col Raushanul Firoz said the four traders were adjudged under Section 42 of the Consumers' Right Protection Act, 2009.