A Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mobile court on Sunday issued Tk286,000 in fines as 20 cases were filed in connection with the existence of mosquito larvae and other offences during a drive.
Aedes larvae was found in some 99 houses and establishments in DNCC areas on Sunday, the sixth day of a cleanliness drive led by the city corporation.
With an aim to protect the city dwellers from dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases, the DNCC launched the drive six days back.
On Sunday, city corporation officials inspected some 13,762 houses and establishments and aedes larvae were found in 99 of those.
Besides, garbage and stagnant water were found in some 8,461 buildings.
The garbage was cleaned and mosquito repellent was sprayed in stagnant water during the drive which continued between 9am and midday.