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Seven deer poachers held in Sundarbans

| Updated: August 16, 2020 15:24:24


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Forest department officials arrested seven members of a deer poaching gang from the Sundarbans in Kochikhali Pakhshir Cahr area of Sharankhola upazila in the Bagerhat district early Saturday.

They also seized a trawler and huge quantity of traps used to catch deer, UNB reports.

Mohammad Belayet Hossain, divisional forest officer (DFO) of Sundarbans East Department, said a patrol team arrested them while conducting a regular drive.

The poachers entered the forest defying the ban, he said.

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