8 held for digging soil illegally in Manikganj
MANIKGANJ, May 17: Upazila administration, in a drive, detained eight drivers along with their Mahindra (three-wheeler) for illegally digging and carrying soil from the Dhaleswari River in Bayra area under Singair Upazila of the district on Wednesday.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Rahela Rahmat Ullah conducted the drive.
The UNO said, a group of people was extracting soil from the river and selling it in different areas of the upazila.
Due to this, the rural roads were severely damaged.
On information, they conducted a drive from morning to noon and detained eight drivers.