November 14, 2017, 10:17 am
Members of Coast Guard seized 38 lakh meters of banned current nets worth Tk 15 crore in separate drives in Charfassion and Borhanuddin upazilas of the district on Monday.
Being tipped-off, a team led by Lt Commander Hamidul Islam of south zone of Bhola coast guard conducted a drive at noon in Jacob Avenue area of Charfassion and seized around 10.5 lakh meters of banned current nets and burnt down, said a coast guard source.
Meanwhile, another drive was conducted in the evening at Gaynarhat area of Borhanuddin upazila where 28 lakh meters of the banned current nets were recovered.
However, the owners of these nets could not be arrested.