4 ‘deer poachers’ held in Sundarbans

Forest Department officials on Saturday night detained four suspected deer poachers from Kochikhali Shukpara area in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat district under Sundarbans East Department.

The arrestees are- Julhas Hawlader, 32, from Kathaltali village in Patharghata upazila of Barguna district, Rimon Hawlader, 19, from the same village, Jewel Hawlader, 25, and Sohag Hawlader, 24, from Badurtala village.

Mohammad Belayet Hossain, divisional forest officer (DFO), said that a patrol team detained the four deer poachers.

The official also said that the poachers entered the forest illegally.

The team also seized a trawler, traps used for catching deer and four sharp weapons.

A case was filed against them, the official said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh