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4 ‘deer poachers’ held in Khulna

Forest Department officials have detained four suspected deer poachers with traps from Sundarbans in Koyra upazila of Khulna.

The detainees were–Kohinur Islam, 27, Aminul Rahman, 28, Ahsan Dulal, 26, and Helal Gazi, 25, of Jorshing village of the upazila.

AZM Hasanur Rahman, Khulna Range Assistant Forest Conservator (ACF), said the four men were held from Murli Kuruli Khal area of Sundarbans around 7pm on Thursday.

At that time, 500 deer traps and three boats were seized from their possession.

A case has been filed against the poachers in this regard, he said.

They were also produced before the court of Koyra Upazila Senior Judicial Magistrate, the official added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh