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12 Fishermen abducted in the sundarnbans

12 Fishermen abducted in the sundarnbans

12 Fishermen abducted in the sundarnbans


2016-09-16 15:04:56

Khulna Correspondent: At least twelve fishermen were abducted from Dhudmukhi area of the Sundarbans in the district of Khulna by a pirate group locally called Jahangir Bahini,a gang of Sundarbans area.

The incident occurred when the fishermen were engaged in catching fish in the sea at around 7 pm on Thursday night. The families and relatives of the missing fishermen claim that Jahangir Bahini abducted at least 12 fishermen and the gang demanded ransom.

The local fishing agent said,Jahangir Bahini attacked on the fishermen for two times and they looted all the fishes they had in their trawler and at least 12 people have been kidnapped for ransom.

Lieutenant M Fariduzzaman,operation officer of Coast Guard of Mongla zone,said, after hearing the information,we started a drive to rescue the abducted and also to hold the gang.