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16 fined Tk 32.30 lakh for levelling hill in Ctg

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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16 fined Tk 32.30 lakh for levelling hill in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM: Department of Environment (DoE) fined 16 individuals Tk 32.30 lakh for developing structures levelling hill in the city’s Purba Nasibrabad area on Sunday.

Sources said on receiving information, a team of the DoE led by Deputy Director Mahmudul Hoque inspected the Nagin Pahar under Bayezid Bostami Police Station on September 23. The team found evidences of developing structures levelling the hill, said Mahmudul. Notices were then issued to the persons.

Later they were fined for destroying the environment through levelling the hill during a hearing at the DoE office on Sunday, said the DD.