The government is planning to increase the fine imposed on dengue breeders from Rs. 650 to Rs.15,000 by amending the Municipal Council, Town Council and Pradeshya Sabha Acts.
Local Government and Provincial Councils Ministry Secretary Dr. Nihal Jayatilaka addressing a media briefing today said that according to the amendments, the violators will also have to pay Rs. 200 a day till such time they destroy the mosquito breeding places. (SAJ)