21,000 meters nets seized in Bagerhat

21,000 meters nets seized in Bagerhat

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Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard and officials of Fisheries department in their overnight drives seized 21,000 meters of current nets from Baleshwar river in Sharankhola uapzila and Pashur river in Mongla upazila on Saturday.
Narayan Chandra Mandal, fisheries officer of Bagerhat district, said a joint team of Bangladesh Coast Guard and Fisheries department conducted drives in Baleshwar and Pashur rivers from Friday midnight till Saturday morning and seized the nets. However, none was arrested during the drive, he said.The government imposed an 11-day ban on the catching, transportation and marketing of hilsa in the coastal areas rom October 13 to October 23 to ensure safe spawning of the popular fish.

-UNB, Bagerhat

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