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19 illegal structures demolished, 350 removed

  • Published at 02:48 am April 12th, 2019
19 illegal structures demolished, 350 removed

The structures which were demolished included multi-storey buildings and markets. The BIWTA team also recovered 2.5acres of land from the riverbank

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Thursday demolished a total of 19 illegal establishments from the Turag riverbank while a mobile court of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) removed 350 illegal establishments from the Mirpur area.

The structures which were demolished included multi-storey buildings and markets. The BIWTA team also recovered 2.5acres of land from the riverbank, reports BSS. 

Besides, the drive has raised about Tk402,000 by auctioning products.

Meanwhile, a DNCC mobile court conducted an eviction drive in the city's Mirpur area and removed 350 illegal establishments.

DNCC Executive Magistrate Sajid Anwar led the mobile court from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Hope School road and Senpara Boundary road near of Mirpur-10, reports UNB.

The illegal structures include tin-shed buildings, ramps, stairs and other establishments.

After the drive, about 30,000 square feet of space were recovered and opened for pedestrians' movement, said DNCC Public Relation Officer ASM Mamun.

Besides, the mobile court filed three cases against Alif Decorator, Khalek Hotel and Shad Birani House under the Local Government (City Corporation) Act, 2009 and fined these establishments Tk70,000.