BIWTA demolishes 98 illegal structures on Turag banks

Staff Correspondent

19 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Thursday demolished 98 structures on both banks of Turag at Kamarpara area under Turag thana in the capital.

Executive magistrate Mostafizur Rahman led the drive. 

On the 30th day of the drive free Buriganga and Turag rivers from encroachment of ill grabbing, BIWTA bulldozed 11 one-storied buildings, 10 semi concrete buildings and seven boundary walls.

Apart from that, 20 tin-shed and 45 tin-roofed houses were bulldozed while six other structures were auctioned.

BIWTA joint director AKM Arif Uddin and others accompanied the drive.