3 lakh 39 thousand meters of net were seized in 9 raids in Chandpur. 9 operations conducted in the last 24 hours. In this operation 3 lakh 39 thousand meters current net was seized. The value of these current net is 67 lakh 83 thousand taka.
These operations are being conducted by Magistrate, Naval Police, Coast Guard and Fisheries Department under the direction of Fisheries Department and Deputy Commissioner.
According to the Chandpur District Fisheries Officer’s Office, 12 people have been arrested in the last 24 hours for catching jatka. The District and Upazila Task Force has conducted regular raids and mobile courts.
The executive magistrates, upazila executive officers and upazila assistant commissioners of the deputy commissioner’s office run these mobile courts.
Incidentally, at the time of the ban, the government has completely banned the procurement, transportation, stocking and sale of Jatka. However, some unscrupulous gangs have used various tactics to kill Jatka in the river.
Correspondent: Abdul Ghoni, April 13,2021