Update March 1, 2015

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4 tons of jatka seized in Barisal

Sumel Sarker

Hilsha (Jatka fish)

Hilsha (Jatka fish)

Barisal, 01 March 2015, Nirapad News: Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive seized 4 tons of jatka (baby hilsa fish) from two launches on Arial Khan river in Sripur area under Mehendiganj upazila of Barisal last night.

A team of coast guard from Barisal halted two Dhaka-bound launches ‘Prince of Rassel-1 and and Prince of Russell Plus’ and seized the Jatka searching the launches, Coast Guard sources said.

However, the fish traders fled the scene sensing the presence of the Coast Guard members.

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

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