Kazipur (Sirajganj) Representative:
Sand water is entering the yard of the house as the sand is extracted without any drainage system ignoring the conventional rules and regulations. The locals are suffering for their livelihood.
The incident took place at Bilchatal village of Maizbari union in Kazipur.
According to the victim’s complaint, Sohag, son of Badsha Miah of the neighboring Meghai village, along with his associates Emon, Niloy, Sumon, and Saiful went to the village to determine the sand point and extract sand from the river Jamuna.
However, due to the illegal extraction of sand without a drainage system, about 10/12 residents including Amjad Hossain, Sohail, Hafiza, Rafiqul are suffering immensely in their homes.
Local UP member Mokleshur Rahman said that the matter has been verbally informed to the Upazila Nirbahi Officer.
Kazipur Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) ABM Ariful Islam confirmed the incident.