7 dredgers seized for lifting sand illegally in Manikganj

Our Correspondent

15 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

MANIKGANJ: Seven dredgers were seized and about 4000 meters of sand supply pipe was destroyed by a mobile court at Sadar upazila here on Tuesday evening.

The mobile court conducted by Assistant Commissioner (Land) Taslima Shirin fined Tk. two lac and arrested two persons for dredging in an illegal way.

A group of illicit traders were engaged in the areas lifting sand from the Dhaleshwari river for a long time.

The mobile court fined two dredger owners Tk one lakh each and also asked the Executive Engineer of Water Development Board for taking necessary action.

The executive magistrate said the mobile court will be continued for the public interest in the future.