Eastern Times Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 December: A Bangladeshi court arrested 16 Indian fishermen and sent them to prison for illegal invasion of the Bay of Bengal. On Thursday morning, they were taken to a court in Bangladesh and then sent to prison.
At around 10:50 pm on Tuesday night, a ship “Aparajeyo Bangla”, which was patrolling the western deep sea of the Coast Guard, found and detained 16 fishermen.
Indian fishermen were fishing in Bangladesh, within 10.2 nautical miles of Bangladesh-India.
The Coast Guard handed over an Indian fisherman to the Mongla police station in Bangladesh on Wednesday with fish and trawlers. Jahidul Islam has filed a proceeding with the Mongla police station as a plaintiff.
Detained Indian fishermen come from different parts of the South 24 Pargana district of West Bengal, according to sources.
16 Indian fishermen sent to a Bangladeshi prison to cross maritime boundaries
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