A mobile court of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has fined Tk4 lakh to two restaurants in Chattogram.
The raids were conducted from January 19-21 in different restaurants in Chattogram City Corporation area.
The court was led by Executive Magistrate of BFSA S M Santanu Chowdhury with the assistance of Chattogram District Administration.
Meridian Restaurant in GEC Circle area was fined Tk3 lakh while Zaman Hotel and Biriyani House in Agrabad was fined Tk1 lakh during the raids, a press release issued by BFSA says.
The mobile court found cockroaches in the kitchen of Meridian Restaurant. Cooked meat was kept uncovered in the refrigerator with the raw ones in that restaurant.
Stale and smelly grilled chicken and expired Ghee was found in the kitchen of Zaman Hotel and Biriyani House.