A mobile court fined a Jubo League leader Tk 50,000 on charge of lifting sand illegally from the Padma river in Goldangir Char area under North Channel union of Faridpur Sadar upazila around 6:00pm on Sunday.
The convict is Zahangir Alom, 36, convener of North Channel union unit of Jubo League.
“Following a tip-off, we conducted a drive in Goldangir Char area. There we caught Zahangir Alom red-handed and seized two excavators from the spot," said Hasan Md Hafijur Rahman, executive magistrate of Faridpur district administration, who led the mobile court.
Zahangir Alom was fined Tk 50,000 for lifting sand illegally from the Padma river, he added.