4 illegal sand lifters fined in Rangpur

10 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: A mobile court fined four persons Taka 2.05 lakh for illegally lifting sand using dredger machines from Boldipukur and Molonghat areas in Ranipukur union of Mithapukur upazila in the district on Wednesday, reports BSS.

Officials said Executive Magistrate and Assistant Commissioner (Land) of Mithapukur upazila Nur-E-Alam Siddique led the mobile court with assistance of Mithapukur Thana police and other officials concerned at the two separate places of the union.

The mobile court arrested Maruf Miah, Mizanur Rahman of village Habibpur and Enamul Haque and Alam Miah of village Paikan for illegal lifting and trading of sand from places adjoining to roads, important establishments and educational institutions.

Later, the mobile court fined Maruf Miah Taka one lakh, Mizanur Rahman and Enamul Haque Taka 50,000 each and Alam Miah Taka 5,000 and seized their dredger machines, other equipment and lifted sands from the spot.