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28 Indian fishermen detained for illegal intrusion in Bay of Bengal

  • Published at 10:42 pm January 29th, 2021
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Representational photo Dhaka Tribune

Preparations underway to file a case in this connection

Coast Guard of Mongla Sea Port on Friday detained at least 28 fishermen for illegally intruding into Bangladeshi territory in the Bay of Bengal. 

They also seized 2 trawlers named FB Shabkhodip and FB Shornotara from them.

The fishermen were later handed over to Mongla police on Friday night.

The Indian fishermen are from different areas of 24 Parganas.


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Mongla police station Officer-in-Charge Iqbal Bahar Chowdhury said members of the Mongla West Zone Coast Guard detained 28 Indian fishermen and seized two trawlers, while they were on regular patrol in Bangladesh waters in the Bay of Bengal.

The fishermen were illegally entering Bangladesh waters and fishing.

Preparations are underway to file a case in this connection.

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