92 Burmese fishermen caught by Navy

92 Burmese fishermen caught by Navy

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Bangladesh Navy today arrested 92 fishermen from Myanmar and seized 12 deep-sea fishing trawlers when the nationals of neighboring country catching fish illegally near to Saint Marin’s island.The Myanmar fishermen were arrested on the ground of illegal entrance of Bangladesh territory, a press release said here.The navy also seized huge numbers of fishes and fishing nets from the trawlers. The approximate price of seized trawlers, fishes and nets is nearly Taka 10.80 crore, the release said.Bangladesh Navy Ship Dhaleshwari challenged the trawlers when it was operating a regular patrol within the Bangladesh maritime boundary.The Navy will handed over Myanmar fishermen and seized trawlers to Teknaf police station tomorrow for taking legal action, the release said.
source:BSS

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