Saturday, 28 January, 2023
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Five fishermen arrested in Sundarbans

Special Forces of Forest Department in a drive arrested five fishermen for catching fish in protected Pushpakati area of the district this morning.

The detainees were identified as Kamrul Islam, his son Al Mamun, Aziar Rahman, Abul Kalam Morol and Alamgir Hossain. They were the residents of Satkhira and Khulna district.

Forest Official A K M Iqbal Hossain Chowdhury in Satkhira Range said the force conducted a raid in Pushpakati area at around 6am and arrested the fishermen with three boats, net, dram and fishes.

A case was filed under Forest Act.