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Mobile court fined Khulshi Mart in Chittagong for displaying tobacco advertisement

Ms. Suraia Akter Sweety, Magistrate of Chittagong DC office conducting the mobile court in Khulshi Mart

A mobile court imposed a financial penalty of Taka 1,00,000 (One lac) to the Khulshi Mart, a renowned super mall in Chittagong, for violating the amended Tobacco Control Act.

Ms. Suraia Akter Sweety, Magistrate of Chittagong DC office conducted the mobile court on 29th March 2016 in Chittagong. The mobile court seized the display board of tobacco advertisement. Dr. Nurul Haq Haidar, Senior Health Education Officer and Dr. Md. Wajed Chowdhury Ovi, Medical Officer of Civil Surgeon Office participated in the mobile court. Dr. Mahfuzur Bhuiyan, Grant Manager, CTFK and Other YPSA’s smoke free project team members were also present during the mobile court. Another mobile court on GHW will conduct on 31st March 2016.

Ms. Suraia Akter Sweety, Magistrate of Chittagong DC office conducting the mobile court in Khulshi MartMs. Suraia Akter Sweety, Magistrate of Chittagong DC office conducting the mobile court in Khulshi Mart