Current net seized 4.3 lakh meters

Current net seized 4.3 lakh meters


Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive seized around 4.3 lakh meters of current nets worth Tk 1.50 crore from a launch in the Meghna River near the district town early Saturday.



Tipped off, a team of Coast Guard members, led by station commander Lt Habibur Rahman, launched a drive in a launch named ‘MV Aolad-4’ from 1am to 2am on Saturday and seized the current nets, sources at Chandpur station of coast guard said.

However, no one was arrested in this connection.

Later, the seized nets were burnt in the presence of district fisheries officials.



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