Sri Lanka Naval Troops Arrest 7 Persons Engaged in Illegal Fishing

Sri Lanka Naval Troops Arrest 7 Persons Engaged in Illegal Fishing

Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya and Naval Deployment Alankuda of the North-western Naval Command on information received arrested 07 persons engaged in illegal fishing along with a haul of illegal fishing nets on 25th March 2013 in Mandalkuda, Palliwasalthurai and Alankuda areas. They were handed over to respective authorities of Fisheries Department in Puttalam for legal action along with the following items in their possession:

Cage nets
114 Nos.
Wallam   02 Nos.
Thangus nets   08 Nos.
Pushing nets   02 Nos.
Sangili nets   04 Nos.

 

 

 

 

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Naval Today Staff, March 26, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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