Current net worth Tk 30cr seized
Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 1.5 crores meters of current net from Chawkbazar in the capital on Wednesday morning.
Chandpur Coast Guard Station commander Lt SM Lutfur Rahman said a team raided three warehouses in Chawk Mogoltuli area and seized the banned nets worth Tk 30 crore. Later, the seized nets were burnt down.
The drive will be continued for maintaining the law and order and public safety, controlling piracy and robbery in the areas under the BCG, as well as protecting the country's fisheries resources and preventing use of banned current nets, he added.
Dhaka district fisheries officer Syed Md Alamgir and executive magistrate Sheikh Zahid Hasan Prince, among others, were present during the drive.