The mobile court of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) conducted an eviction operation on the footpath in front of the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College (DMH) Hospital. At this time, hundreds of shops were demolished with bulldozers.
DSCC Executive Magistrate conducted this operation from 4 pm to 4:30 pm today. Jahangir Alam.
When asked about this, DSCC Executive Magistrate Jahangir Alam said, ‘We are constantly conducting eviction operations under the orders of the mayor. Dhaka Medical is an important place. Every day thousands of patients come here for medical treatment. The illegal squatters created obstacles by occupying the footpaths and obstructing the patients coming here for treatment. The mayor has always given instructions to conduct this operation to clear this footpath of Dhaka Medical from illegal encroachment.
Jahangir Alam also said, ‘We have cleared all the illegal shops on the sidewalks and streets in front of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. They kept occupying this footpath illegally even after we told them repeatedly. We will conduct regular operations here.’