A mobile court in Sylhet on Monday fined 24 travel agencies a combined Tk 4.75 lakh for various irregularities and not having legal papers.
Five teams led by five executive magistrates conducted drives against illegal travel agencies in the town.Human traffickers Hera of UCS Education, Mahbub of Reach Reliance and an employee of Jakir Education were arrested from West World Shopping City at Jindabazar.
They were awarded one month jail term and fined Tk 20,000 each.
Executive magistrate Helal Chowdhury passed the order.
In the meantime, Executive Magistrate Irtiza Hasan led a drive in Amborkhana area and fined Tk 20,000 to Abu Syed Enterprise, Tk 25,000 to Travel Time, Tk 5,000 to Jilani Air International, Tk 20,000 to Miraj Air International, Tk 20,000 to J Square Consultancy, Tk 20,000 to Ranger International, and Tk 30,000 to New Jannat Travels.
On the other hand Deputy Commissioner Ashraful Hoque led a drive at Rose View Complex in Upashahar area and fined Tk 20,000 to Abid Overseas, Tk 15,000 to Assalam Hajj and Omra, Tk 20,000 to Alkefa, Tk 20,000 to Khaja Air International Service and Tk 10,000 to White Travels.