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Fisheries team raid two pick-ups, recover huge quantity of Prawns

Karachi, July 11, 2014 (PPI-OT): A team of Fisheries Department, Government of Sindh has conducted a raid on two Suzuki pick-ups at Keamari area, arrested two accused and recovered hedge quantity of Kidi (prawns) illegally catch/hunted during ban imposed by the Sindh Fisheries Department.

According to details on a tip of information, the team of fisheries department headed by Deputy Director Sayed Haroon Rizvi, conducted a raid on two Suzuki pick-ups having numbers KG-9174 and KQ-2909 and recovered huge quantity of Kidi Prawns from the possession of accused namely Muhammad Zareen and Anwar.

The Deputy Director Fisheries informed that fine of Rupees One lakh also recovered from the accused. He said that the Fisheries Department, Government of Sindh has already imposed ban on the catch/hunting of kidi (prawn) during the month of July according to Sindh Fisheries Ordinance 1980 and amended 2003.

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