Law enforcers seize nine maunds of jatka

Published: February 01, 2018 15:35:07


Members of Coast Guard Bangladesh in a drive have seized nine maunds of jatka (hilsa fry less than 10 inches in length) from Meghna river in Chandpur early Thursday.

Lt Sinchan Ahmed, commander of Chandpur station said, acting on a tip-off, a team of coast guard raided the launch ‘MV Tasrif-3’ in the river around 3:30 am and seized the jatka.

The jatkas were later distributed to local orphanages and madrasas, says a local news agency report.  

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