Hilsh Ban

Nets, fishes worth Tk 81cr recovered

Staff Correspondent

4 November, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) recovered nets and fishes worth Tk 81.56 crore in 2,404 drives across the country during the ban period of netting hilsa, said a press release.

In a press release BCG said it seized 1,29,31,100 mitres of current nets, 826 pieces of behundi net, 41,26,165 mitres of charghera net and 118 engine-run-boats while it also recovered 29,788 kg hilsa fish.

The BCG detained 758 fishermen during the raids and sent them jail.