2 smugglers held with 19 deer skins in Sharankhola

24 January 2021


Bagerhat Correspondent :
Two smugglers were arrested along with19 skins of  spotted deer of Sundarbans by DB police of Bagerhat from Rayenda bus stand under Sharankhola Upazila  in Bagerhat district at Friday night.
 It was disclosed  to the newsmen by Pankaj Chandra Roy, Police  Super of Bagerhat in a press briefing held in his  office room on Saturday at noon (at1 pm). The  arrested persons are Ilias Hawladar (35), son of one Motin Hawladar of village Rajair under the same Upazila and Monirul Islam (47), son of one Mosharef Shaikh hails from the village Bhadrapara under Bagerhat Sadar Upazila.
The Police Super told acting on secret  information that a good number of skins of deer of  Sundarbans will be smuggled at the night a contingent of DB police were lying in ambush  Rayenda (Upazila headquarters of Sharankhola) bus stand and as soon as the smugglers appeared there at  about 1-30 am they were caught red-handed along with the skins by the (DB) police.
Later the arrested  smugglers and the recovered skins of deer were  handed over to the police of Local PS.  In this connection a case was registered with the PS against  them and they were sent to the jail hajat through a  court of Bagerhat on Saturday afternoon.
 It may be mentioned here that at Wednesday night   (at about 8 pm) acting on secret information a joint     force of RAB-8 and forest guards of Sharankhola  forest range under the Eastern Division of Sundarbans in Bagerhat district raided the village  Rajair under Sharankhola Upazila and arrested a  smuggler named Gaus Fakir along with a skin of    Royal Bengal tiger of Sundarbans and its sale-proceed Tk.13 lakh.
On Wednesday afternoon he was  sent to jail through a court of Bagerhat district headquarters.

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