Forkan Elahi Anupam, executive magistrate of Chittagong district administration in a drive severed the illegal gas connection of of Ms Hotel Niribili and sentenced employees Mozammel Haque, 32 and Abdur Gafur, 26, of the hotel to three months imprisonment on Tuesday night.
Engineer Hasan Sohrab, manager of KGDCL, vigilance department, said: “Acting on secret information, members vigilance department of the KGDCL conducted the four-hour long drive at Tigerpass area of the city and severed the illegal gas connection of Ms Hotel Niribili in allegation of using excessive gas through illegally bypassing connections.”
“The vigilance team also found that the hotel was using illegal connections of one burner of 45 cft, four star burners of 25 cft and two double burners of 21 cft,” he said.
The manager also said: “The drive against illegal connections will continue.”
A regular case was lodged against the errant hotelier, he added.