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40kg jatka seized in Ctg

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 7 January, 2023 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: Around 40 kilograms of jatka, 23 fishing nets and two boats were seized in a drive at river Karnaphuli and Bay of Bengal on Friday.

Executive Magistrate and Assistant Commissioner (AC Land) Omar Faruk of Kattali Circle led the drive at different ghats of the river and Bay of Bengal.

The magistrate said four including the boat owners were also fined a total of Tk 20,000 during the drive.

The seized nets were also burnt down in presence of the Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Coast Guard members, he said.

Deputy Secretary Dr Jobaidul Kabir of Fisheries and Livestock Ministry and District Fishery Survey Officer Mahbubur Rahman also took part in the drive.