20-maund Jatka seized in Munshiganj


MUNSHIGANJ, April 12, 2017 (BSS) – Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in separate drives seized 20-maund of jatka (Hilsa fry) and arrested three persons from the Padma river in Lauhajang upazila of the district early this morning.

The arrested are Dolon Halder, 40, Alamgir Madbor, 30, and Abul Kashem, 32.

Later, they produced before a mobile court and the court fined them Taka 5,000 each.

The Coast Guard team seized the jatka from different points of the river and arrested the trio, a Coast Guard official said.

The seized jatka was distributed among poor people and different madrasas and orphanages in the district.