2.5 lakh metres current net seized in Hatiya

Our Correspondent

30 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

HATIYA: Police seized 2.5 metres of current net from trawlers in Hatia upazila of the district on Wednesday.

On information, a team of naval police raided some fishing trawlers at Chargasia and Dhalchar areas in the Meghna River, said Nalchira naval police camp in-charge Akram Ullah.

Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the fishermen fled the scene leaving the nets.

Later, the nets were burnt in presence of the upazila fisheries department officials and local journalists, the official added.