‘Deer poacher’ held in Sunderbans

United News of Bangladeh. Bagerhat | Published: 12:46, Jan 03,2020


The Forest Department officials on Thursday arrested an alleged deer poacher along with a deer catching trap at Nandabala area in Mongla upazila.

The arrestee is Abdul Razzak, 30, of Joymonirghol village in Mongla upazila.

Md Belayet Hossain, divisional forest officer of the East Sunderbans, said they caught Razzak around 8:00am when he was roaming around the forest suspiciously.

Later, a 100-mitre long deer catching trap was seized according to his information, he added.

A case was filed under Forest Act against him, he said.

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