4 boatmen held for carrying passengers amid lockdown
Members of river police detained four boatmen with two trawlers on Wednesday for carrying 400 passengers defying lockdown directives.
Purbo Ilisha Sadar River Police Station OC Sujon Kumar Pal said the trawlers were heading towards Bhola's Ilisha from Laxmipur this morning.
A patrol team of the river police found the trawlers at 12 noon and detained the boatmen with the trawlers from mid of the Meghna River.
The law enforcers left the passengers at a ghat.
The detained men will be given punishment through mobile court.
A seven-day strict lockdown began today to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus.