400-kg jatka seized in Barguna

400-kg jatka seized in Barguna


Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive seized 400kgs of jatka (hilsa fry) from a launch at Tetulbaria Ghat under Pathorghata upazila of the district last night.Acting on a tip-off, a team of coast guard from Pathorghata camp halted the Barguna-bound launch ‘MV Nasir’ and seized the Jatka searching the launch, Coast Guard sources said.

However, the fish traders fled the scene sensing the presence of the Coast Guard members.The seized jatka was distributed among poor and students of different madrasas and orphanages in the district.(BSS)


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