120 maunds jhatka hilsa seized in Bhola
Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) seized 120 maunds of jhatka (immature) hilsa and two fishing trawlers from the Tetulia River in Charfassion upazila of Bhola early Tuesday.
Charkachchhapia BCG station commander Alamgir Hossain said a BCG team conducted a drive in the river in Char Bishwas and Char Bangla areas and seized the hilsa and the two trawlers.
Later, the upazila fisheries office distributed the seized hilsa among poor people and orphanages in the upazila.
However, a mobile court, led by the upazila nirbahi officer Md Ruhul Amin, fined the owners of the trawlers Tk 15,000.