Coast Guard seize 20-lakh shrimp fry in Narayanganj

Coast Guard seize 20-lakh shrimp fry in Narayanganj

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Dhaka– A team of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 20 lakh shrimp fry from Kanchpur Bridge area of Naryanganj early Wednesday. Sources at the Coast Guard headquarters said acting on a tip-off, an operational team of Coast Guard from Pagla Station conducted a raid at Kanchpur Bridge area at around 1am.The law enforcers searched a boat and recovered around 20 lakh shrimp fry, kept inside 100 drums, worth about Tk 40 lakh. However, no one was found on the boat, said Lt Col Sayeed M Kashem, station commander of the CG station, Pagla.The seized shrimp fry were released into the Meghna River in presence of the fisheries officers.UNB news agency

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