Drive against illegal brick kiln begins on Turag bank


The Department of Environment today started a drive against illegal brick kilns on the banks of Turag River in Ashulia of Savar.

A team of DoE led by Executive Magistrate Tamjid Ahmed started the eviction drive around 10:00am, reports our Savar correspondent.

The team has already demolished an illegal brick kiln and has fined them Tk 10 lakh in total during the first two hours of the drive, the correspondent reports quoting Tamjid Ahmed.

Members of police, fire service and Rab have been assisting the DoE officials during the drive.