Fake goods factory sealed off, owner arrested

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Fake goods produced in Turag Factory in Chandpur. Photo: UNBPolice in a drive in Chandpur on Saturday sealed off a factory that had been producing fake brands of items like turmeric chutney, detergent powder, tang and mustard oil in the city's Wireless area, reports UNB.

Jahed Patwary, additional superintendent of police (Chandpur sadar circle), said acting on a tip-off executive magistrate Morshedul Islam with others led a drive and sealed off the 'Turag Factory' that had been operating for four to five years in the area.

Morshedul Islam said, "We’ve sealed off the factory and ordered to stop all kinds of production."

Turag Factory owner Md Tanvir Ahmed, 40, was fined Tk 200,000 with one month imprisonment, he added.

The factory workers were 'set free' with an alert not to work in such a criminal enterprise.

Executive magistrate Uzzal Hossain, acting OC of Chandpur sadar model police station Md Nasim Uddin and police inspector Jahangir Hossain were also in the team conducting the drive.

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