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Former UP member fined TK 2 lakh for cutting hills

Former UP member fined TK 2 lakh for cutting hills

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A mobile court of Chattogram district administration has fined a former UP member in Villagerpara area of Puichari Union under the upazila Taka two lakh for cutting hills last night (Monday).

The mobile court led by Assistant Commissioner (Land) Khondkar Mahmudul Hasan conducted the raid at Villagerpara area of Napora under Puichari Union on Monday night. The mobile court also seized a dredger machine used for extracting sand illegally in the aforesaid area.
 
The official said that on information about the hill cutting, an operation was conducted in Villagerpara area of Puichari Union last night. At that time, former UP member Sher Ali was found to be involved in hill cutting illegally and was fined Tk 2 lakh.

Cutting hill requires permission from the DoE, the official said adding, they were fined as they did not obtain any permission.