New Delhi: To control mosquito breeding in the city, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi will from next week launch a special checking and prosecution drive. The decision was taken after MCD identified mosquito breeding in over 20,000 premises here. Already one person has died and 11 people have been affected by the dengue fever virus till now. "MCD will launch a special checking and prosecution drive from next week. Persons or institutions will be prosecuted under Delhi Municipal Corporation (Malaria and other Vector Borne Diseases) Bye-laws, 1975, for creating mosquitogenic conditions and failure to take specified preventive measures, if breeding is detected," K S Mehra, municipal commissioner said.
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