6 sent to jail for illegal sand extraction from Padma
A Pabna court yesterday sent six people to jail for illegally extracting sand from the Padma river in the district's Sujanagar upazila.
Officer-in-Charge of Sujanagar Police Station Abdul Hannan said on information, a team on Thursday night raided Najirganj ghat area where the illegal sand traders were extracting sand illegally.
The arrestees are Al Amin, 38, Panna Meer, 42, Saheb Ali, 22, Shafique Sardar, 37, Nayan Khan, 38, and Sohel Rana, 20.
During the drive, police also seized two dredgers and two bulk heads for carrying sand from the spot, the OC said.