1000 meter current net seized from Meghna river in Munshiganj

Some 1000 meter current nets were seized from Meghna river near Char Abdullah in Sadar upazila on Wednesday. A mobile court aided by coast guard members on secret information conducted a drive in the river and seized the banned nets in the evening.

Later, the mobile court sentenced five fishermen- M Mohiuddaulah, 20, Shahjahan Melkar, 40, Shah Alam Sarkar, 22, Omar Ali, 22, and Jakir Hossain Sarkar, 20, to one month imprisonment each on charge of using current nets for catching fish.

Later, the convicts were sent to jail hajat.

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