4,080-kg jatka seized on Dhaleshwari

Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive seized 4,080-kg of jatka (small hilsa fish) from four launches on Dhaleshwari river in Sadar upazila of the district this morning.

Fisheries officer Sahajad Khasru said a coast guard team conducted the drive at Dhaka-bound MV Gazi-1, MV Prince, MV Morning Sun and MV Purbali on the river and recovered the fish worth about Taka over 9 lakh.

Sensing the presence of law enforcers the fish traders fled away from the scene.

The seized jataka was distributed to the poor and different madrasas and orphanages in the district.


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