5 arrested with 1 MT of Jatka in a Coast Guard operation in Chandpur. Bangladesh Coast Guard Station Chandpur conducted a special operation and arrested 5 smugglers including 1 MT of Jatka and confiscated the pickup carrying Jatka.
This information is given by Lt. Commander Amirul Haque, Media Officer of Bangladesh Coast Guard Headquarters on Monday, 12 April.
He said, “On the basis of secret information, Station Commander Chandpur Lt. M Asaduzzaman conducted an operation in Chandpur Gachatala Bridge area and seized about 1 MT of Jatka from a pickup (No. 15-2907) along with 5 smugglers.”
Fisheries Extension Officer Md. Farooq Ahmed and Acting Magistrate Imran Mahmud Dalim were present.
The jatka were then distributed among the local orphanages and the poor, and the pickup carrying the jatka was instructed to be kept under the supervision of the Station Commander Chandpur until further notice by the Executive Magistrate.
He further said, “Regular operations will be carried out in the areas under the jurisdiction of Bangladesh Coast Guard to control law and order, curb robberies and ensure public safety as well as prevent illegal fishing and jatka killing.”
News Room, April 12,2021