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11 diagnostic centres fined 1.57L in Gopalganj

  • Mobile court raided various places of Kotalipara
  • Owners of two diagnostic centres fled
Update : 18 Mar 2024, 08:18 PM

The owners of 11 diagnostic centres were fined Tk1.57 lakh for various crimes in Gopalganj's Kotalipara upazila.

The mobile court raided various places of Kotalipara upazila and imposed the fine on Monday.

At that time, the owners of two diagnostic centres closed their establishments and fled after realizing the presence of the mobile court.

The fined diagnostic centres and their penalties are Padma Diagnostic Centre Tk5,000, Ratan Diagnostic Centre Tk30,000, National Diagnostic Centre Tk25,000, Safe Diagnostic Centre Tk25,000, New Kotalipara Diagnostic Centre Tk5,000, Solution Diagnostic Centre Tk5,000, Digital Medilab Tk2,000, Kotalipara Modern Diagnostic Tk5,000, Life Care Diagnostic Centre Tk15,000, Rangdhanu Diagnostic Centre Tk40,000 and Maa Diagnostic Centre Tk20,000.

Gopalganj Civil Surgeon Dr Mohammad Zillur Rahman said that the crackdown on diagnostic centres in Kotalipara upazila was prompted by complaints of inadequate health services for the general public.

Executive Magistrate Al Yasa Rahman Tapadar, who led the mobile court, confirmed the fines imposed on the 11 diagnostic centres totalling Tk1.57 lakh.

Additionally, Jamuna Diagnostic Centre and New Popular Diagnostic Centre were shuttered during the operation, while Muna General Hospital received a warning, and a bond was signed with Eva Medicare Hospital.

These measures aim to streamline healthcare services in the district, with further enforcement planned in the future.

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