2000kg ‘Piranha fish’ seized in Sylhet

Sun Online Desk

14th October, 2019 04:31:07 printer

2000kg ‘Piranha fish’ seized in Sylhet

A joint team of the district administration and the fisheries department have seized 2,000 kilograms of banned piranha fish in a raid at Kazirbazar area in Sylhet on Monday morning.

The team fined an owner of two shops Tk 5,000 for selling the banned fish.

Executive Magistrate Jahangir Alam, Senior Assistant Director of Fisheries department Ahsan Habib Khan and District Fisheries Officer Md Abul Kalam were present during the raid.

Executive Magistrate Jahangir Alam said the two shops were fined for selling banned piranha fish and the fish was being destroyed.