12 fishermen held in Bhola | 2017-04-10 | daily-sun.com

12 fishermen held in Bhola

    9th April, 2017 11:49:03 printer

BHOLA: At least 12 fishermen were arrested here on Sunday for catching Hilsha fishes defying a government ban, reports BSS.


A joint team of Coast Guard and RAB conducted a drive in Khal area of the Meghna river and arrested the fishermen with 20,000 miters of current net, said Asaduzzaman, senior fisheries officer of Sadar upazila.


Later, the fishermen were produced before a mobile court, he said.


Recently the government has imposed a ban on catching Hilsha fish from November 2016 to June 2017 for smooth breeding.