Forest Department arrested two alleged smugglers along with a gecko from the Sundarbans under Sharankhola upazila here on Monday night, reports UNB.
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, said Divisional Forest Officer of the Sundarbans East Zone M Mahamudul Hasan.
Later, they rescued a gecko from a plastic bag.
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