6 arrested in Chandpur with 35 maund jatka. Police have arrested six people, including 35 maund Jatka, in violation of government ban. In separate raids, covered vans and easybikes used in smuggling were seized at the same time.
The seized jatka were distributed among orphans and helpless people in the presence of Additional Superintendent of Police (Sadar Circle) Snigdha Sarkar and Fisheries Officer on Tuesday, April 20 in the afternoon.
Detained, Chandpur Sadar Madana village a. Rahim (45), Raju Hossain (24) of Gobindia village, Tuhin (24) of Jhenaidah district, Arif Majhi (25) of Madhya Sriramdi area of Chandpur town, Md. Russell (28) and Anwar Hossain (35).
Chandpur Model Police said that on Tuesday morning, police personnel including Jahangir, in-charge of Puranbazar police outpost, conducted a raid at Hanarchar Harina crossroads in Sadar. At that time, 1,700 kg of jatka and smugglers Rahim, Raju and Tuhin were arrested in a covered van.
On the other hand, the sub-inspector of the new market police outpost (SI) Md. Ismail arrested Arif, Russell and Anwar along with 120 kg of jatka on an easybike.
Chandpur Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Abdur Rashid told ‘Chandpur Times’ that regular cases have been filed against the detainees in the two raids under the Fisheries Conservation Act.
Correspondent: Mazharul Islam Anik, April 20,2021