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80 maunds Jatka recovered in Barisal

  • Published at 04:52 pm January 17th, 2020
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The recovered Jatka were distributed among socio-religious institutions and the arrested were produced before a mobile court

Police seized 80 maunds of Jatka (Ilish fry less than 10 inches in length) from a bus of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) on the Bhola-Barisal Highway.

Barisal Bandar (river port) police station Sub-Inspector Mehedi Hasan said: “Acting on a tip-off, police searched the bus at Dinarer Pol area and recovered the Jatka around 2pm Thursday. Fish trader Apu and bus supervisor Faisal were arrested at the time.”

The recovered Jatka were distributed among socio-religious institutions and the arrested were produced before a mobile court.