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8 jailed for catching hilsa in Chandpur

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12 October, 2018 09:36 AM



8 jailed for catching hilsa in Chandpur

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Eight fishermen have been sentenced to one-year imprisonment for catching hilsa in the Meghna River defying the ongoing ban on fishing.

The convicts are--Ripon Patwary, 22, Rahim Sheikh, 35, Masud Patwary, 30, Chunnu Miah, 25, Fazlu Miah, 36, Hanif Saiyal, 22, Md Sharif, 38, and Al-Amin, 35.

Separate mobile courts operated by Executive Magistrate Md Mahbubur Rahman and Assistant Commissioner (Land) Amit Chakrabarty awarded the punishments. 


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