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10 robbers held in Barishal

Coast Guard members on Thursday arrested 10 robbers along with sharp weapons from the Meghna River near Khalishpur area in Hijla upazila of Barishal.

According to Coast Guard, Coast Guard members of Hijla and Upazila Fisheries Officer conducted a joint drive on the occasion of “Mother Hilsa Conservation Campaign-2021”.

At one stage, a gang of robbers attempted to attack the BGB team on their way from Khalishpur area of the Meghna River to Hijla with sharp weapons.

Later, the Coast Guard members arrested the robbers and seized a trawler, six sharp weapons, seven mobile phone sets and a torch light used during the robbery.

Coast Guard Media Officer of South Zone Lt. SM Tahsin Rahman said the arrestees were handed over to Hijla Police Station.

Source: United News of Bangladesh