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West Bengal: Illegal fishing: 16 fishermen held in Sundarbans September 15,2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

The Forest Department in a drive on Sunday night detained 16 fishermen along with a trawler for unauthorized entry into the Sundarbans under Satkhira range and fishing there. Mohammad Sultan Ahmed, in-charge of Nildumur Station of Satkhira Forest Department, said during a regular drive a surveillance team detained 16 fishermen while they were engaged in catching fish at Mandarbaria canal in Sundarbans without valid documents and passes. They also seized a trawler and fishing net from their possession. All the detainees hailed from Rayenda Bazar of Bagerhat’s Sharankhola upazila. A case was filed with the local police station in this connection, reports UNB.


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