A team of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) have been conducting a drive to evict illegal structures on both sides of the Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar for the second day today.
The drive is taking place from Aminbazar to Nabinagar ahead of the Victory Day on December 16, our Savar correspondent reports quoting Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman Faruki, executive magistrate and estate and law officer of RHD, Dhaka.
At least a thousand illegal structures were demolished yesterday, reports our Savar correspondent.
The drive started from Savar Thana Bus stand around 11:00am today and is expected to go up to Nabinagar by the end of the day, the correspondent added.
Meanwhile, a group of workers of Pakeeja factory in Pakeeja area on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway blocked vehicle movement on the road after an altercation between them and the RHD authorities.
The blockade was removed in fifteen minutes after law enforcers asked them to leave the spot, the correspondent reports quoting Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman Faruki.