SC upholds HC order to remove illegal structures from Karnaphuli
Earlier on February 6, the private company filed an appeal petition with the chamber judge's court of the Supreme Court against the High Court ruling. The court then stayed the High Court order and sent the petition to the Appellate Division for further hearing. Also Read- Karnaphuli River eviction drives: 170 illegal structures bulldozedOn April 9, a High Court bench ordered the chairman of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) to submit a report on the drives being conducted to remove the illegal structures. In 2010, HRPB filed a writ seeking the High Court's directive to remove illegal structures built on the banks of Karnaphuli. On August 16, 2016, the High Court directed the authorities concerned to remove 2,112 illegal structures.