4 traders held with 10 lakh shrimp fries in Laxmipur

4 traders held with 10 lakh shrimp fries in Laxmipur

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Members of the Detective Brunch (DB) of police on Tuesday night arrested four traders and seized some 10 lakh shrimp fries worth Tk1.5 crore from their possession at Mujochowdhuryhat in Sadar upazila.The identity of the arrestees could not be known.Being tipped off that some fish traders were taking the shrimp fries to Khulna from Ludhua in Ramgoti upazila, a team of police, led by Officer-in-Charge (DB) M Abdullah Al Mamun, launched a drive in the area and seized the fries.The law enforcers also arrested four traders in this connection.
On September 21, 2000, the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock issued a notice forbidding catching of fish fries, including that of shrimp, in the costal area of the Meghna River. -UNB, Laxmipur

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