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Detained Indian fisherman sent to jail

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Published: 13:08, 18 October 2019   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Detained Indian fisherman sent to jail

A court in Rajshahi has sent the Indian fisherman Pranab Mandal to jail on charges of illegal fishing in Bangladesh maritime territory.

Earlier, BGB Charghat camp Habildar Humayun Kabir filed a case against him with Charghat police station. Later, he was produced before the Rajshahi Judicial Magistrate court.

Charghat police station Officer-in-Charge Kunda said, he was shown arrested for violating Bangladesh maritime territory.

On Thursday, a border firing took place when the Border Guard Bangladesh tried to stop hilsa catching by some Indian fishermen inside the Bangladeshi side of the Padma. Later, BSF claimed that one member of them was killed and another member injured during the firing.

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