In Chandpur, 1.48 lakh meters of nets were seized to prevent Jatka killing. Chandpur District Administration, Fisheries Department, Naval Police, Coast Guard, Chandpur Sadar Fisheries Department, Haimchar Fisheries Department, Matlab North and South Fisheries Departments have jointly conducted one operation in the last 24 hours till March.
According to a report from the Chandpur District Fisheries Department’s monitoring ring at around 4 pm on March 20, the operation is being conducted under the Jatka program.
15 kg jatka, 1 lakh 48 thousand meters current net has been seized. Its current value is 36 lakh 80 thousand taka. The jatka have been distributed to local orphanages.
Besides, a fine of Tk. 5,500 has been collected. 14 cases have been filed.
Correspondent: Abdul Ghoni, March 20,2021