• Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022
  • Last Update : 10:24 am

7 individuals fined 10L for razing hills

  • Published at 02:50 pm October 19th, 2020
Chittagong map
Map of Chittagong district

DoE’s Chittagong Region Director Moazzam Hossain slapped the fine on the errant individuals following hearings at his office on Monday

The Department of Environment (DoE) fined seven individuals of Pukua upazila in Cox’s Bazar Tk 10 lakh in total for razing hills.

DoE’s Chittagong Region Director Moazzam Hossain slapped the fine on the errant individuals following hearings at his office on Monday.

During the hearings, the errant individuals confessed to their offences and committed not to repeat the offences.

Of them, Md Sohel, Abu Tayyab, Md Rashed and Dalilur Rahman were fined with Tk 7 lakh while Zakaria, Md Sarwar and Mostaque were fined with Tk 3 lakh.   

 As per the Environment Conservation (Amendment) Act 2010, hill cutting is a cognizable offence and no government, semi-government, or autonomous organization is allowed to cut or raze hills without prior permission from the authorities concerned. 

Under the terms of Building Construction Rules 1996, clearance certificates must be obtained from the Department of Environment for razing or cutting any hill.


50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail