DoE fines man Tk 10 lakh for razing hills

DoE fines man Tk 10 lakh for razing hills



The Department of Environment (DoE), Chattogram region, fined a man Tk 10 lakh today for cutting hills at Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar district.

The fine was imposed on him today after a hearing at DoE Khulsi office of the port city.

Mohammad Moazzom Hossain, director of DoE Chattogram region, said the man was fined Tk 10 lakh for razing hills twice at Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar without taking prior permission from DoE.

Apart from this, ten other businesses including brick kilns, a shipyard, a diagnostic center, a rice mill and a flour mill were fined a total of Tk 1.52 lakh for violating DoE regulations, he added.