DoE fines 16 individuals Tk 32.3 lakh for damaging hills in Chattogram
The Department of Environment (DoE) in Chattogram today fined 16 people Tk 32.3 lakh for damaging hills in the port city.
The fine was imposed on them after a hearing at DoE's Khulshi office.
Mohammad Nurullah Nuri, director of DoE (metro), Chattogram told The Daily Star that the 16 were fined for cutting down a portion of Nagin Pahar at Nasirabad area of the port city.
Meanwhile, five people were fined Tk 2,50, 000 for not obtaining environmental clearances for their buildings, he added.