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Seven jailed for two years for selling Jatka in city 

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 06:00 PM, 22 April 2018  

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A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) sentenced seven fish traders of Jatrabari to two years of imprisonment for selling jatka (hilsa fry less than 10 inch or 26 centimetres in length) in capital Dhaka. 

The convicted fish traders are Nur Alam, 20, Ripon Hossain,24, Solaiman,28, Rubel,21, Joyban Arefin, 34, Ismail Hossain,38, and Sajib Barman,44.

According to RAB, a mobile court headed by executive magistrate Sarwar Alam and a team of Rapid Action Battalion along with the officials of Department of Fisheries conducted a drive at the retail fish market of city`s Jatrabari from 8:00 pm on Saturday to 3:30 am today and gave the penalty to the traders. 

Sarwar Alam also ordered to distribute the seized eight tonnes of the fry among orphanage and destitute local people.

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