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40 lakh shrimp fry seized in Barishal

Published : Friday, 24 May, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 141
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BARISHAL, May 23: Police, in a drive on Wednesday noon, seized 40 lakh shrimp fry, caught two goods trucks and jailed 18 persons for three days.
District Fisheries Officer Md Abu Sayed said two trucks including 73 drums full of 40 lakh shrimp fry were seized at Shahid Abdur Rab Serniabat Bridge area under Sadar Upazila of the district and 18 traders and workers of the trucks detained.
After awarding the punishment, the court sent them to Barishal Central Jail in the afternoon.
The arrestees confessed that they collected shrimp fry from Bhola District and were going to Khulna and Bagerhat districts.

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