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Hilsa Preservation drives: Current nets worth Tk 9 cr seized, 178 fishermen jailed

Mobile courts conducted to preserve Hilsa seized current nets worth Tk 9 crore and finned 178 fishermen in the last three days until Saturday.

Public Relations officer of Fisheries and Livestock Ministry Md Iftekhn Hossain said 442 mobile courts conducted 3059 drives across the country during the period and fined 178 fishermen Tk 6 lakh under the Fisheries Act.

Source: United News of Bangladesh