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2,415 kg Hilsa seized in Satkhira


Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized 2,415
kilograms of Hilsa fish worth Tk13 lakh from a truck at Bankal Bridge
in Sadar upazila of the district on Sunday morning.
Major Imam Ahsan, deputy commander of Satkhira BGB battalion-38, said
on secret information, a BGB patrol team, led by Nayek Subeder Fayez,
conducted a drive in the area and seized the truck at about 6:00am
Later, the team recovered the Hilsa fish from the truck.
Sensing the presence of the BGB team, the smugglers managed to flee the scene.
BGB sources said the consignment of fish was being sent to India by
the smugglers through the area.
A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Satkhira


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