267 penalised in Barisal for violating ban on hilsha fishing

267 penalised in Barisal for violating ban on hilsha fishing

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Barishal: Separate mobile courts have sentenced some 267 people to different term jails in six districts of Barisal division in 20 days in separate incidents of violation of the on-going temporary ban on hilsha fishing.
The courts also collected Tk 11.40 lakhs as fine and recovered 28.21 lakh meter current nets and 3,891 kilogram Hilsha fish during the drives. UNB News Agency Reported.
Azizul Haque, senior assistant director of fisheries department in Barishal division, said the 881 mobile courts sentenced 267 people in 6 districts of the division through 1,693 operations.
The courts also filed 339 case were in the 20 days, he said.
The government has imposed a ban on catching, selling, transportation and hoarding of hilsa from October 12 to November 2.

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