Sand lifting threatens bridge over Choto Feni river

Our Correspondent

12 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

FENI: A local influential group in collusion with unscrupulous government officials has been continuing mindless sand lifting on Choto Feni river under Sonagazi upazila of Feni district and thus posing threat to Shaheberghat under construction bridge.

Local elite says that the sand lifting collapse anytime this bridges. When this correspondent visit, he have seen the bridge and regulator might collapse anytime to serous fatality, if the sand extraction continue unabated Tk 56 crore cost under constriction bridge might be collapse. 

The sand lifting vastly contributed to onslaught of the river that eroded nearly 45 dwelling houses and vast tract of crop land in the district.

When contact the Additional Deputy Director of Feni (Revenue) Kul Dip Chakma told the correspondent that when administration officials reaches took place, owner of dredger machine escaped the place, but now we will taken different attempt.