14 Indian fishermen held in Bay

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Bagerhat, October 23: Members of Bangladesh Navy on Tuesday detained 14 Indian fishermen along with a trawler from the Fairway Buoy area of the Bay of Bengal for intruding into the Bangladesh maritime territory.A patrol team of Navy detained them while fishing in the Bangladesh territory in the morning, said officer-in-charge of Mongla Police Station Iqbal Bahar Chowdhury.

The detainees were handed over to police in the evening, he said.

With this, a total of 63 Indian fishermen were detained from the Fairway Buoy area in the last 23 days.