20 lakh meter current net seized

Our Correspondent

27 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

PIROJPUR: At least 20.60 lakh meter illegal current net, worth Tk 5 crore, have been seized while netting hilsa in different rivers during a joint operation of Pirojpur and Bagerhat fisheries offices, and Bangladesh Navy.

BNS Karnaphuli started the operation from April 21 and ended on April 25 and seized 20.60 lakh meter current net used for hilsa netting in different rivers in the districts.

Later, the seized current nets were burnt down, officials said.