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2 illegal brick kilns fined in B’baria

  • Our Correspondent
  • 7 January, 2021 12:00 AM
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BRAHMANBARIA: A mobile court during a drive here on Tuesday fined two illegal brick kilns Taka eight lakh for making bricks with top soil of arable lands.

The mobile court, conducted by executive magistrate of district administration Raj Kumar Biswas conducted the drive and imposed the fine for making bricks with top soil.

The brick kilns -- LRB Brick of Singarbill union and SSE Brick of Budhanti union of the upazila – were fined under brick manufacturing and Kiln Installation Act, 2013, he said.

Magistrate Raj Kumar Biswas said that according to Section 5 (1) of the Brick Making and Kiln Installation (Control) Act, 2013, using of top soil as raw material to produce bricks is prohibited, and the two brick kilns were fined Taka four lakh each as per the section 15/1 (Ka).

The mobile court drives will continue in the public interest, he added.