7 deer poachers held in Sundarbans


15th August, 2020 02:06:51 printer

7 deer poachers held in Sundarbans

 Forest department officials arrested seven members of a deer poaching gang from the Sundarbans in Kochikhali Pakhshir Cahr area of Sharankhola upazila in the district early Saturday.

They also seized a trawler and huge quantity of traps used to catch deer.

Mohammad Belayet Hossain, divisional forest officer (DFO) of Sundarbans East Department, said a patrol team arrested them while conducting a regular drive.

The poachers entered the forest defying the ban, he said.