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2 boats fined in Halda

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 14 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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2 boats fined in Halda

CHATTOGRAM: Two owners of two mechanised boats were fined Tk 20,000 as they were plying across the river Halda, the lone natural fish-spawning centre of the country, on Thursday.

Besides, the engines of the sand-laden boats were seized during a drive led by Hathazari Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shahidul Alam. “The boats were released on condition of not getting involved with this sort of act in future,” said the UNO.

It is may be mentioned that sand-lifting and plying of mechanised boat in the river Halda, declared as Bangabandhu Fisheries Heritage, are prohibited.