15 maunds of jatka seized in Barisal

15 maunds of jatka seized in Barisal


A joined team of Coast Guard and Fisheries Department in a drive seized 15 maunds of jatka (small hilsa) from a launch in Meghna River at Baushia area under Hijra upazila of the district yesterday morning.District fisheries officer Bimal Chandra Das said that on a tip-off, the joint team raided the launch and seized the banned small hilsa.

None was arrested in this connection, he added.
Later, the seized jatka were distributed to poor people, he also added.-BSS, Barisal


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