640kg hilsa fry seized in Munshiganj

The river police and fisheries department of Lauhajang upazila in Munshiganj seized 640 kg of hilsa fry during a raid at the old ferry ghat area early yesterday.

The price of the seized fish is around Tk 1.6 lakh, said Abu Taher Mia, officer-in-charge of Mawa River Police.

“After receiving a tip-off, around 640kg of hilsa fry were found, abandoned, in the old ferry ghat area at 6:30am. Those involved couldn’t be identified yet, as they fled after sensing presence of police. The seized hilsa fry were distributed among madrasas and the poor,” he said.


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