4 detained with 450 tortoises in Satkhira
Police in a drive arrested four people along with 450 tortoises from Machkhola village in Sadar upazila of Satkhira district on Wednesday. The arrestees were identified as Kamal Chandra Shil, hailing from Barguna, Islam Dhali, a resident of Laxmidari village, Hafizur Rahman and Khrishno Bachar, residents of Gangni village of Satkhira sadar upazial. Emdad Sheikh, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said being tipped off, a team of police conducted a raid on the house of one Fazal Sardar at the village around 3:30pm detained them along with the tortoises. The total worth of tortoises is Tk 0.50 million, added the OC, according to a news agency.