8 fishermen fined for catching fish in Patuakhali

Our Correspondent

8 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

PATUAKHALI: Eight fishermen at Kalapara upazila in the district were fined Tk 2.13 lakh on Wednesday for catching fish defying government ban.

They were detained from in different points of the Bay of Bengal while catching hilsa.

The upazila fisheries officer Apu Saha fined them conducting a mobile court.

During the drive, current net and 150 kilograms of mother hilsa were seized.

The net was burnt down while the seized fishes were distributed among different orphanages in the upazila.