SLN Apprehends Five Indian Trawlers Engaged in Illegal Fishing

SLN Apprehends Five Indian Trawlers Engaged in Illegal Fishing

SLNS Udara, P 432 and Cost Guard Ship CG 42 attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 26 Indian fishermen and 5 Indian Trawlers engaged in illegal fishing in the Northern seas of Sri Lanka on 05th April 2013.

They were taken into SLN custody in Sri Lankan Waters off Kovilam Point and brought to Kayts Island and handed over to Fisheries Department Authorities for legal action.

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Naval Today Staff, April 8, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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