Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation mobile courts on Tuesday demolished over 200 illegally-built structures and found aedes mosquito larvae in over 100 houses and identified over 7,900 houses which were favourable for aedes breeding.
The DSCC and DNCC in separate press releases said that as part of their regular activities they had conducted the drives.
DNCC executive magistrate Parsia Sultana Priyanka led a mobile court in the city’s Farmgate area and demolished over 150 illegal structures built on roads and footpaths.
Anti-mosquito mobile courts visited 13,162 houses at the second day of their drive and found aedes larvae in 95 houses and other 7,940 houses favourable for breeding, said the release.
The mobile courts filed 12 cases and fined Tk 1.53 lakh and warned the house owners.
DSCC executive magistrates Mohammad Kazi Faysal and AHM Irfan Uddin Ahmed conducted drives at Postagola and demolished 24 structures, which were built grabbing city corporation land.
Another mobile court, led by executive magistrate Ferdous Wahid, visited 40 houses and found aedes larvae in six houses.
The mobile court filed six cases and fined the house owners Tk 96,000.
Ferdous said that the mobile court found four houses with environment conducive to mosquito breeding during the drive. The house owners were asked to improve the situation.
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