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9 fishermen sentenced to jail for killing Hilisha in Chandpur

A mobile court has sentenced the jail to five 9 fishermen in jail for killing mother Hilisha in the Padma river after disobeying the ban in Chandpur. The conviction was carried out at Chandpur Neval- Police Station on Tuesday, Oct 15 at 12 noon.

The mobile court is headed by the Deputy Magistrate’s Office Executive Magistrate Mohammad Samuel Islam During the operation, 1 lakh 20 thousand meter current nets, two engine-powered boats and 250 kg ihils were seized.

The arrested fishermen are : Amir Hossain of Shakipur police station in Shariatpur district, Joynal , Mohammad Ismail, Bilal Hossain, Omar Faruk ,Jahangir Alam, Sajahan Sharif, and Mohammad Hanif Matlab north .

Chandpur Naval Police Station said the raid was carried out at the Logmimara Char of Rajarajeshwar Union at Sadar upazila on Tuesday Oct 15. At this time, 1 lakh 20 thousand meter current nets, two engine-driven boats and 250 fishermen were seized and brought to Chandpur Naval Police Station.Later, the fishermen detained by the mobile court were sentenced to 1 year in prison.

Executive Magistrate Md.Samuel Islam said that 9 fishermen were imprisoned for killing their mother in the river during the sanctuary. Such an operation will be continued on behalf of the district administration.

Mazharul Islam Anik, 15 Oct,2019
Edit : Abdul Ghoni

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