Sri Lanka Navy Arrests Illegal Fishermen

A naval patrol craft attached to SLN Thammanna of the North Central Naval Command arrested 42 persons engaged in illegal fishing.

The fishermen were conducting illegal operations in the seas off Urumalai in Mannar on 14th February, 2015.

They had been fishing using an illegal purse seine net when they were arrested by the naval craft on routine patrol.

The arrested persons with items were handed over to the Assistant Director Fisheries Department in Mannar for further investigations.

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Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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