16 fishermen fined for killing jatka in Meghna.16 fishermen have been arrested and fined in a raid to protect hilsa resources at Haimchar in Chandpur. They were detained in a joint operation by the Upazila Administration, Fisheries Department and the Coast Guard on Monday night.
At that time, 2 fishing boats, 20 thousand meters of net and 200 kg jatka were seized.
On the same night, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Chai Thoaihla Chowdhury fined each of the 16 fisherman Tk. 5,000 through a mobile court.
Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Reagan Chakma, Upazila Fisheries Officer Mizanur Rahman, Coast Guard Petty Officer and others were present at that time.
Correspondent: BM Ismail, April 20,2021