5 tonnes onion seized in Ctg

Publish: 7:39 PM, October 2, 2019 | Update: 7:39:PM, October 2, 2019

CHATTOGRAM, – Chattogram District Administration, in a drive, seized five tonnes of hidden onion from MS iron and cement godown at Hathazari municipality of the district this afternoon .

A mobile court led by Mohammad Ruhul Amin, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Hathazari, conducted a raid in the area and recovered the onion.

Ruhul Amin said a businessman named Amir Hossain imported those onion from India on September 11 last and stored in a cement godown aimed at creating artificial crisis of onion in the area.

Legal action will be taken against the trader after investigation, the UNO added.