1.7 tonnes onion found inside shop with “No onions” sign

  • December 10, 2023

Today, four traders were given a Tk 40,000 fine for selling onions for more than they were worth and keeping them in the port city. They were given fines during different drives in Chattogram’s Khatunganj wholesale market and Pahartali kitchen market.

A group from the Directorate of National Consumers’ Right Protection (DNCRP) went on a drive through the Pahartali food market this morning and found that a store called M/s Bachamia Sawdagor had written “no onion” on their price list of goods. Rana Dev Nath, assistant director of the DNCRP’s Chattogram division, said that the team searched a godown of the shop and found 36 sacks of onions stacked inside that weighed 1.7 tonnes.

Source: https://www.thedailystar.net/business/news/17-tonnes-onion-found-shop-no-onion-sign-3491056