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BSTI destroys counterfeit cosmetics worth Tk4cr

  • Published at 07:11 pm December 3rd, 2019
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File photo: Counterfiet cosmetics seized by the police from a factory in Narayanganj on Thursday, October 3, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Huge amounts of fake cosmetics were seized during a drive on Monday

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has destroyed fake cosmetics worth Tk4 crore.

The fake cosmetics were destroyed on the Demra dumping ground, Dhaka on Tuesday, reports BSS.

Fake cosmetics of international brands including Johnson & Johnson, Parachute, Kumarika, Amla, Moov and Itch Guard were seized from Keraniganj and Chawkbazar areas during a drive on Monday, a BSTI press release said.

A BSTI mobile court led by its Executive Magistrate Begum Rashida Akhter conducted the drive.

During the drive, one Md Robin was fined and was sentenced to three month imprisonment for producing counterfeit cosmetics.