August 6, 2021, 12:31 am
Kalapara (Patuakhali) Correspondent. The mobile court has fined the owner of the Fishing Boat 2 Lakh 13 Thousand Taka for fishing in violation of the 65-day ban at sea. Members of the Kuakata Naval Police Outpost raided the Bay of Bengal adjacent to Sonarchar in Rangabali on Tuesday evening and detained the fishermen.
Later in the night, Kalapara Upazila Senior Fisheries Officer Apu Saha paid a fine of Tk 2 lakh 13 thousand to the owner of the Fishing Boat. Detained fishermen are released on bond to stop fishing during the ban and the seized fish is distributed among the needy. Kuakata Naval Police ASI Kamrul Islam said the fishermen were detained in a sting operation. He said the operation would continue.