Update December 13, 2015

Dhaka 3-49 pm, 21-October, 2020

874 turtles seized in Benapole

Sumel Sarker

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874 turtles seized in Benapole

13 December 2015, Nirapad News: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized 874 rare species of turtles worth Tk 2.18 crore from Kagajpukur area here on Sunday morning.

Tipped off, a team of BGB conducted a drive in the area and recovered the turtles from a sack, said BGB-26 Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Jahangir Hossain.

The seized turtles were handed over to the Forest Department.

However, none was arrested in this connection as the smugglers managed to flee the scene.

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