4 lakh shrimp fry recovered in Laxmipur
A mobile court in Ramgati upazila of Laxmipur recovered four lakh shrimp fry and seized two trucks.
The mobile court recovered the fish fry at Harurbazar area at early hours on Tuesday when it was being smuggled to Khulna by two trucks.
The quantum of recovered shrimp fry is worth around Tk 8 lakh.
UNO Md Abdul Momen led the mobile court while assistant commissioner (Land) Suchitra Ranjan Das, senior fisheries officer Md Jasim Uddin were also present during the drive.
Meanwhile, 155 plastic drums, used for carrying fry, and 80 big Charis (cement-made containers for keeping shrimp fry) were also recovered during separate drives in different areas under the upazila.