3,250kg jatka seized, six fishermen fined in Munshiganj

A mobile court fined six fishermen Tk 30,000 in Muktarpur of Sadar upazila on Sunday for catching jatka (Hilsa fry less than 9 inches long).

On secret information, a team of river police conducted a special drive in the area and seized a truck loaded with 3,250kg jatka.

Later, the fishermen were produced before the mobile court, led by Assistant Commissioner (Land) Sheikh Mesbah Ul Saberin, which fined them Tk 5,000 each, said Inspector Kabir Hossain, in-charge of Muktarpur river police outpost.


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