75 kg hilsa recovered during smuggling to India
Border Guard Bangladesh members have seized 75 kilograms of hilsa fish while being smuggled to India through Joypurhat border.
On information, a BOP patrol team of Joypurhat BGB-20 battalion conducted a drive in Koya field area early Friday.
Sensing the presence of the team, smugglers fled the spot, leaving the fish behind.
The market price of the recovered fish is worth around Tk 1.25 lakh.
The hilsa fishes were distributed among the local madrasas and orphanages, said Koyra BOP commander Nayek Subedar Md Alamgir Hossain.