River Police has taken an initiative to keep the river route safe. They carried out a special drive for the last 21 days. The drive ended on July 22.
At the time, they seized drugs and current nets and detained illegal fishermen in Barishal, Chandpur, Laxmipur, Bhola, Borguna, Patuakhali and other places. The Rive Police has seized 40.84 lakh meters of current nets worth Tk5.12 crore, 327 kg fishes worth Tk 2.18 lacs. Moreover, they recovered 13 boats, 1 trawler, 1 dead body, and 150 kg fish fry of Pangash by special drive. They arrested 65 fishermen during the period from July 1 to July 22.