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4,000kg jatka seized in Khulna

  • Published at 08:50 pm March 2nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 08:50 pm March 2nd, 2018
4,000kg jatka seized in Khulna
Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard have seized 4,000kg of jatka (hilsa fry less than 10 inches in length) from 10 traders in a drive at the Khan Jahan Ali Bridge area of Rupsa upazila, Khulna. Acting on a tip-off, a team of the Coast Guard West Zone conducted the drive at around 10pm on Thursday, and seized the jatka worth a total Tk16 lakh, confirmed Zonal Commander Lt M Selim Biswas. Later, a mobile court led by an executive magistrate fined the traders Tk5,000 each. The seized jatka was distributed to various orphanages and madrasas.