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Jatka worth 14 lakh seized in Sonargaon

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  • 11 February, 2024 10:24:37

Narayanganj Correspondent: Coast Guard Station Narayanganj has seized 3,500 kg of illegal Jatka in Kanchpur, Sonargaon, Narayanganj. The estimated market value of which is Tk 14 lakhs. On Saturday (February 10) around 5:30 in the morning, a special operation was conducted in the area adjacent to Kanchpur Bridge under the leadership of Coast Guard Station Narayanganj Paglar Station Commander Lt. Kazi Akib Arafat. During the operation, a truck bound for Dhaka from Noakhali was searched and the Jatka was seized.

Coast Guard Dhaka Zone Media Officer Lt. KM Shafiul Kinjal confirmed this information and said that the seized jatka was distributed among local orphanages, madrasas, poor, needy and helpless families in the presence of Narayanganj Upazila Fisheries Extension Officer Mr. Farida Yasmin.

Also, since there are legal fish other than Jatka in the truck, the said fishes are released with a bond along with the truck after explaining to their respective owners.


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