25 fishermen abducted from Bay

Robbers abducted 25 fishermen along with three fishing boats from Bay of Bengal while they were catching fish at Patharghata in Barguna on Friday night, reports BSS.

President of Barguna district fishing trawler owners association Golam Mustafa Chowdhury confirmed the abduction of the fishermen along with their fishing boats from south-west part of Bay of Bengal on Friday night.

He said the sea robbers came from the Sundarbans and abducted the fishermen along with three boats from Bay of Bengal. Pirates demanded Tk one lakh for each fisherman as ransom. District Fishing Trawlers Owners Association informed the matter to Coast Guard, RAB-8 and Police.

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