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Coast Guard-Illegal current fishing net


Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 4.80 lakh meters contraband current fishing net worth around Tk1.68 lakh from a passenger launch on river Meghna in Chandpur district on early Thursday.Sources at the Coast Guard headquarters said acting on a tip-off, a operational team from Coast Guard Station Chandpur conducted a drive at passenger launch “MV Awlad-4” on the estuary of the mighty river Meghna at about 1:30 am.
The law enforcers recovered 4.80 lakh meters banned current fishing nets searching the passenger motorized river vehicle in an abandoned condition as its trader manged to flee the scene sensing presence of the law enforcers.
Later, the seized nets were destroyed in presence of local fisheries officer and journalists. – News Desk


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