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DB chief warns of strict action against hoarding of onions

  • Onion prices jumped to over Tk200 per kg on Saturday
  • Detectives working different areas to keep prices under control


Update : 10 Dec 2023, 05:58 PM

Detective Branch (DB) chief Additional Commissioner Harun-or-Rashid on Sunday warned that strict action will be taken against traders hoarding onions or selling them at higher prices.

"Some unscrupulous traders are stockpiling onions and trying to sell them at higher prices. They will be brought under the law," the senior police officer told reporters at his office.

The DB is working in Chawkbazar and Shyambazar areas to control onion prices, he added.

The price of onion jumped over Tk200 per kg in Dhaka and other parts of the country on Saturday after Indian authorities declared an export embargo till March 2024.

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