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Forest dept arrests two smugglers with gecko in Sundarbans

Published: September 17, 2019 13:55:01 | Updated: September 18, 2019 11:08:10


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Forest Department arrested two alleged smugglers along with a gecko from the Sundarbans under Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat on Monday night.

The arrestees are M Khalil Kazi, 40, son of M Tulu Kazi, and Nasir Sarder, 35, son of M Chunu Sarder of Charduani in Patkekghata upazila of Barguna district.

Acting on a tip-off, team of forest officials conducted a drive at Pajrakuta canal around 9pm and arrested the duo from a boat, UNB reported quoting Divisional Forest Officer of the Sundarbans East Zone M Mahamudul Hasan.

Later, they rescued a gecko from a plastic bag.

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