May 20, 2022, 1:00 am
Kishoreganj (Nilphamari) Correspondent: The miscreants uprooted three hundred saplings of forest and medicinal plants planted by North Poultry Farm in Saranjabari mouza of Kishoreganj upazila of Nilphamari. Motawakkil Billah, manager of North Poultry Farm, filed a case with the police on Sunday, two persons and making 5/6 unidentified accused.
It is learned that North Poultry Farm purchased more than 23 acres of land in Saranjabari mouza. In some parts of the land, they planted three hundred saplings of forest and medicinal plants. But on Saturday morning, Ataur Rahman Ata, son of Namir Uddin of South Bahagili village in Bahagili Union, and his team uprooted the saplings.
Manager Motwakkil Billah said forest and medicinal plant saplings were planted on the land purchased by the company in Saranjabari mouza. But Ata forces demanded 10 lakh from the company. The company authorities refused to give it. Due to that, Ataur Rahman Ata and his team uprooted the saplings. It is to be noted that the Ata forces had earlier beaten up the officers and employees of the company and set fire to their motorcycles. The Ata forces has recently become more reckless after being released on bail after serving time in jail in that case. In that incident, news of various illegal activities of Ata forces has been published in various electronic media including print media.
Oliyar Rahman, Bachchu Mia and many others of the area said that the locals were outraged by the Ata forces torture. He has more than 10 cases in various criminal courts and police stations.
In this regard, Kishoreganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abdul Awal admitted that the tree was uprooted and said that a case has been registered in the police station. Attempts are being made to arrest the accused.