Five jailed for extracting sand illegally

14 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

MANIKGANJ: A mobile court here on Thursday sentenced five people to one month jail for extracting sand illegally from Harirampur Padma Beribadh area in the district, reports UNB.

Those awarded jail term are Hasmat Bepari, Sheikh Rubel, Rajib Hossain of Harirampur upazila, Ramjan Ali, and Mazharul Islam, of Mithapukur upazila in Rangpur district.

A mobile court led by assistant commissioner of Harirampur Upazila and Executive Magistrate Billal Hossain conducted a drive in the area and detained the five  while they were lifting sand illegally from the area.