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8,000 metres of illegal fishing net seized from Halda

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 April, 2022 12:00 AM
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8,000 metres of illegal fishing net seized from Halda

CHATTOGRAM: Members of River Police seized 8,000 metres of illegal fishing net from the river Halda, the lone natural fish spawning centre of the country, on Tuesday.

 River Police Sadarghat Station Officer In-charge (OC) ABM Mizanur Rahman said they carried out the drive at different spots of the river and seized a total of 8,000 metres of illegal fishing nets.

They will continue drive to check illegal netting of fishes, especially the mother fishes, ahead of the season of laying egg in the river, he said.