14 Indian fishermen held in Bay

Published: October 22, 2019 20:28:11

Members of Bangladesh Navy on Tuesday detained 14 Indian fishermen along with a trawler from the Fairway Buoy area of the Bay of Bengal in Bagerhat for intruding into the Bangladesh maritime territory.

A patrol team of Navy detained them while fishing in the Bangladesh territory in the morning, said officer-in-charge of Mongla Police Station Iqbal Bahar Chowdhury.

The detainees were handed over to police in the evening, he said.

With this, a total of 63 Indian fishermen were detained from the Fairway Buoy area in the last 23 days, reports UNB.



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