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BIWTA knocks down 70 illegal structures

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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A mobile court of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Tuesday knocked down a total of 70 illegal structures on the bank of the Buriganga River.

On the third day of the six-day drive, Executive Magistrate of Dhaka District Administration Md Iqbal Hossain conducted the mobile court in Loharpul area under Kamrangirchar in the capital.

During the drive, the mobile court pulled down a three-storey building, a two-storey market housing 31 shops and 36 factories.

Besides, the mobile court ordered excavation of 5,000 square feet area of the river which was filled and to clear 0.75 acres of land from illegal grabbers during the drive.