SHARIATPUR, Feb 20: Different law enforcing agencies seized 100 maunds of jatka in separate drives here on Friday and Saturday. At that time, 11 persons were fined for transporting jatka.
Detective Branch (DB) of police in Shariatpur raided a pickup van on the Burirhat-Shariatpur road on Saturday morning and seized 60 maunds of jatka. In this connection, DB arrested 11 persons for illegal transportation of the jatka. Later, a mobile court led by Executive Magistrate Jitendranath Nag fined each Tk 5,000.
Besides, 15 maunds of jatka were seized by Naria police and 25 maunds by Gosairhat police in separate drives from Friday till Saturday morning.