1500m current nets seized in Meherpur

Our Correspondent

23 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

MEHERPUR: A mobile court in a drive seized 1500 meters of Chinese illegal current nets from various places of the Bhairab river in Mujibnagar upazila of the district on Monday.

Based on secret information, the Mujibnagar Upazila Fisheries Office conducted the drive in the area. Nazmul Alam, executive magistrate of the mobile court and assistant commissioner (land) of Mujibnagar upazila of the district was present during the drive and recovered the nets in an abandoned condition.

The value of the recovered nets is around Taka 40 thousand.

Later, the seized nets were burnt in presence of the district fisheries officer.