The Department of Environment on Thursday imposed a fine of Tk 7,75,000 on three people on the charge of cutting hills in Foy’s Lake area of the Chattogram city.
The department’s Chattogram metropolitan director Mohammad Nurullah Noori passed the order in a hearing at the department office in Chattogram in the afternoon, said deputy director Mia Mahmudul Hoque.
Md Omar Faruk, Md Nurul Abser and Md Jaraf Ahmed of Pahartoli were fined a total of Tk 7,75,000 for cutting hills in Foy’s lake area, he said.
Earlier on Wednesday, the department’s officials visited the area and found that the three were cutting hills. Later, they were served notice to be present in the hearing on Thursday, he added.
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