Fish worth TK 40 lakh poisoned over enmity

Fishes worth about Tk 40 lakh were allegedly poisoned to death over enmity, in a pond in Pulindapar area of Tongibari upazila in Munshiganj on Wednesday night.

Former chairman of Abdullahpur union Golam Hossain was farming various kinds of fishes in the pond.

He alleged that the pond was poisoned in the late night due to prior enmity.

Golam Hossain said, ‘All fish in the pond have died and I want a proper investigation into the incident.’

Earlier, some small fish suddenly died on Wednesday morning and then most of the small and big fish in the pond started floating dead on Thursday morning.

At one stage, the pond was filled with dead fish.

Tongibari police station officer-in-charge Rajib Khan said that legal action would be taken if the victim filed a case in this regard.


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