50 fishermen abducted from the Bay | The Daily Star
04:26 PM, October 27, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:31 PM, October 27, 2015

50 fishermen abducted from the Bay

Robbers allegedly attacked 25 trawlers and abducted at least 50 fishermen in the Bay in Fareboya area, about 50-kilometre south-west from Kuakata sea beach in Patuakhali.

A gang of 30 robbers reported to have attacked the boats when the fishermen were fishing shortly after midnight, reports our Patuakhali correspondent.

Three fishermen remain missing as they jumped into the Bay to escape the attack.

Barguna District Trawler Owner’s Association President Golam Mostafa Chowdhury and Alipur Fish Traders Cooperative Association President Ansar Uddin Mollah confirmed the incident.

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