A mobile court on Thursday awarded one month jail to 19 fishermen each in Barguna for violating government ban on fishing Hilsha Fish during its breeding time.
During a drive in the Bishkhali River this morning, the members of the coast guard arrested them from Laldia and Zintola area, BSS reports quoting Coast Guard officer Lt Hasanur Rahman.
They have held 20 fisherman from two trawlers owned one Zakir Peda and one Mosta Farazi with three lakh meters net, Hasanur Rahman said.
Later, they were produced before the mobile court led by Patharghata UNO M Rabiul Islam. He awarded them with one month imprisonment except one boy considering his tender age, Rahman added.