45 rare turtles seized in Putkhali
10 December 2015, Nirapad News: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized 45 rare species of turtles from Putkhali border area on Wednesday night.
Camp Commander Subedar Krishnapada said being tipped off, a team of BGB-21 battalion conducted drive in border area at night and seized 45 turtles worth Tk6.75 lakh.
Later the seized turtles were handed over to Khulna Animal Resources Department,
A case was filed in this connection with Benapole Police Station.