Tortoise of rare species recovered in Jessore

Border Guard Bangladesh personnel in a drive recovered a total of 53 pieces of rare species tortoise from Durgapur frontier under Benapole port police station, Lt Col Mohammad Jahangir Hossain, commanding officer, 26 Border Guard Battalion said.The BGB official told that frontier force personnel raided the  Durgapur frontier while the turtles were smuggled into Bangladesh  territory at noon on Sunday. ‘The animals of rare species were handed over to the wildlife conservation department ‘, he added.  None was arrested in this regard.A Correspondent