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1,200 kg jatka seized in Chandpur

1,200 kg jatka seized in Chandpur. Bangladesh Coast Guard Chandpur station has conducted a special operation and arrested 6 people including 1200 kg Jatka. A pickup and 1 CNG were seized at that time.

According to the information given by the Coast Guard Chandpur station, the operation was conducted at the intersection of Chandpur Kalibari from 3 am to 4 am on the basis of secret information.

Later at 9 am, in the presence of Station Commander Lieutenant M Asaduzzaman and Assistant Fisheries Officer Zahurul Islam, each was given a separate fine in a mobile court headed by District Executive Magistrate M Manjurul Morshed. The detainees were fined Tk. 24,000.

The detainees are Jahangir Hossain (40), Mohammad Monir Hossain (34), Mohammad Noor Mohammad (34), Mohammad Fazal Khan (55), Mohammad Sumon (32) and Shawkat Ali Sarkar (48).

The seized jatka was later distributed to local orphanages and the destitute.

Lieutenant M Asaduzzaman, station commander of the Coast Guard Chandpur, said such operations would continue.

Correspondent: Shariful Islam, March 15,2021