23 fishermen held in Bhola

Our Correspondent

3 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BHOLA: Twenty three fishermen in the district have been detained for catching fish during the ongoing fishing ban.

The district police and fisheries department on Friday morning detained them from Dhania and Ilisha areas in the Meghna River while catching hilsa, said Sadar upazila fisheries officer Md Jamal Hossain.

Legal action would be taken against them through a mobile court.

During the drive, around 5,000 metres current net and night fishing trawlers were also seized. The net, later, was burnt down, he added.