Mobile court sends 19 fishermen to jail in Barguna

Dhaka,  Thu,  21 September 2017
Published : 13 Oct 2016, 19:33:19

Mobile court sends 19 fishermen to jail in Barguna

A Barguna mobile court on Thursday awarded one month jail to 19 fishermen each for violating government ban on fishing Hilsha Fish during its breeding time.

During a drive in the Bishkhali River in the morning, the members of the coast guard arrested them from Laldia and Zintola area. 

Coast Guard officer Lt Hasanur Rahman said they have held 20 fisherman from two trawlers owned one Zakir Peda and one Mosta Farazi with 300,000 meters net.

Later, they were produced before the mobile court led by Patharghata UNO M Rabiul Islam. He awarded them with one month imprisonment except one boy considering his tender age, Rahman added, according to BSS. - IH

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