Bangladesh government released 8 fishermen of Vizianagaram
8 Fishermen belong to Vizianagaram are released from Bangladesh. They were caught by the Bangladesh coast guard while they were fishing in East coast,...
Vizianagaram: 8 Fishermen belong to Vizianagaram are released from Bangladesh. They were caught by the Bangladesh coast guard while they were fishing in East coast, Bay of Bengal and were put in jail. Now they are freed from prison and reaching to their native villages in Vizianagaram district. Eight fishermen of Tippalavalasa of Vizianagaram have been working with a fishing company at Visakhapatnam and went on a voyage on 27 September 2019 on the fishing boat "Amrutha".
But in the middle of the way, their boat is got repaired and unfortunately, they moved into the territory of Bangladesh. On 2 October they were caught by the coast guard of staff to that country and they were put in jail. The families have approached the local MP, MLAs and bureaucrats and prayed them to take steps to get back them. After the diplomatic proceedings they were released and likely to come their native within two-three days.
The state government has made all arrangements and the minister for fisheries Mopidevi Venkata Ramana is coordinating with concerned officers on this issue. V. Appanna, M.Polayya, V.China Ramulu, B.Ramu, V.Appanna, R.Appanna, R.Ramu are the eight fishermen will reach Vizianagaram soon. Dr.M. Harijawahat, the collector stated that they are discussing with concerned departments and making arrangements to bring them here.