Coast Guard members seized 40 maunds of jatka (hilsa fry) from a launch at Dhaleswari River in Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning. Pagla Coast Guard camp commander Ferdous Ahmed said a team of Coast Guard members raided the Dhaka-bound MV Shadhin and seized 40 maunds of jatka at about 8am. None was arrested in this connection.
Later, the seized jatka was dumped under the earth in presence of Sadar Upazila Fisheries Officer MA Azad.
However, government banned catching of jatka from February 1 to May 31.
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