A mobile court of Chattogram district administration led by Executive Magistrate Towhidul Islam convicted owner of Mahin Enterprises of Khatungonj yesterday morning with Tk.20 thousand as penalty for price hiking of imported onions of Egypt and China.
Mobile court Magistrate told the media persons that the import cost of these country origin onion is 40-45 taka per kg but the wholesale traders are selling these imported onions with excess prices.
He further said the drives against onion price in Teknaf and Cox's Bazar are continuing and hence Myanmar origin Onions are being sold in lesser prices. Sources said the mobile court monitoring will be launched in the retail markets of the port city .
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