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Three fined for catching dolphin

Published : Saturday, 5 December, 2020 at 10:00 PM  Count : 69
Observer Correspondent

Three fined for catching dolphin

A mobile court in Manikganj district on Saturday evening fined three people for catching dolphin.

Ghior Upazila Nirbahi Officer Irin Akter fined Anwar Hossain, Jalal Uddin and Md Alam Tk 30,000.

Ghior Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Riaz Uddin Ahmed said the trio caught a dolphin weighing 20 kgs from the river Jamuna in Jionpur village on Friday night.
They were at Ghior Bus Stand area along with the dolphin on Saturday morning.
Being informed by locals, police arrested them from there.
Mobile court judge Irene Akter said they were fined under the Wild Life Preservation Act.

The dolphin was released into the Padma River on Saturday afternoon.



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