Illegal lead factory fined in Pabna

Published : 18 Aug 2022 09:00 PM

A mobile court has fined a person named Syed Ali one lakh Taka for the crime of burning old batteries and building a lead factory in Kaitola market of Bara upazila in Pabna. The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon under the guidance of Bera Upazila Executive Officer Moha Sabur Ali and under the leadership of Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Riju Tamanna.

The operation was conducted through mobile courts with the assistance of Bera Police Station authorities. 

According to mobile court sources, the accused has been involved in this illegal business for a long time without obtaining environmental clearance. 

Executive Magistrate of Mobile Court Riju Tamanna said, the smoke of the factory is harmful to the human body along with the destruction of the natural environment. Upazila administration will continue this campaign to protect the natural environment and public health.