3 held for hunting deer
Forest officials held three people with traps and a boat from Charaputia of East Range of the Sundarbans in Mongla upazila Monday evening for illegally hunting deer. The arrestees were identified as Faruq Laskar, 40, Bazlu Sheikh, 42, and Mojahid Sheikh, 44. They hailed from Ber village in Rampal upazila of the district. Mihir Kumar DFO of East Range said acting on secret information they conducted a raid in the area and arrested the three along with the traps and the boat. They were handed over to Mongla police station. A case was filed under Wildlife Preservation Act.