11,500kg jatka seized in Ctg

Metro Desk

18th April, 2019 10:09:12 printer

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a special drive seized around 11,500 kilogrammes of jatka (hilsa fry) from Karnaphuli upazila in Chattogram on Wednesday.

On receiving secret information, a team of the coastguards conducted the drive in Karnaphuli Bridge area at around 5.30pm and recovered the jatka from a truck, said a press release on Thursday.

However, nobody was arrested as the criminals fled the scene sensing presence of the law enforcers.

Later, the seized fish was distributed among local madrasas and orphanages.