Members of the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) have seized 2,100 liters of soybean oil in a raid at three shops in Muktarpur and Rikabibazar areas of Munshiganj Sadar upazila.
The shopkeepers were selling the edible oil openly to consumers at Tk 200 per litre instead of the set price of Tk 160, our Munshiganj correspondent reports.
For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel.
The three shopkeepers of Shahjalal Store, Lakshmi Store and Sayeed Store were fined Tk 60,000 during the three-hour raid from 10:00 am today (May 13, 2022).
Asif Al Azad, assistant director of the district office of DNCRP, confirmed the information.
Later the seized oil was sold to 100-150 customers at lower prices in presence of magistrates.