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6 million meter net seized in Chandpur to prevent Jatka killing

6 million nets seized in Chandpur to prevent Jatka killing: 182 fishermen. Chandpur District Administration, Fisheries Department, Naval Police, Coast Guard, Chandpur Sadar Fisheries Department, Haimchar Fisheries Department, Matlab North and South Fisheries Departments jointly or separately in the maritime boundary of the upazila. Seized. Meanwhile, 304 raids and 63 mobile courts have been conducted.

So far 182 people have been sent to jail. The mobile court is conducted by the executive magistrates of the district administration and the operation is conducted with the help of the fisheries department and the upazila administration in the executive order.

In Chandpur, 6 million meters of nets have been seized to prevent Jatka killing. The value of which (at the rate of 20 taka per meter) is 11 crore 39 lakh 20 thousand rupees.

According to a report from the monitoring cell of the Chandpur District Fisheries Department till March 29, the operation is being carried out under the Jatka program.

Besides, 140 cases, fines of Tk. 5 lakh and 13,324 MT of Jatka have been seized. Jatka has been distributed to local orphanages.

Correspondent: Abdul Ghoni, March 30,2021