2 illegal sand lifters jailed

Our Correspondent

26 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

MANIKGANJ: A mobile court here on Wednesday sentenced two people in jail for lifting sand illegally from the River Jamuna by dredger.

The convicts are Ashraful Alam, 32, and Shahin, 24, residents of Rouha village in Khalsi union of the upazila.

Assistant Commissioner (Land) Jewel Ahmed sentenced Ashraful six months in jail and Shahin three months by conducting a mobile court.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Imrul Hasan said they were sentenced under the Balumohal and Soil Management Act for illegally extracting sand from the River in Baghutia area.