Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 17 Fishermen

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Sri Lanka Navy’s naval craft on routine patrol attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 17 persons suspected of illegal fishing in the seas off Koneshwaram in Trincomalee.

The persons, along with three Fiber Glass Dinghies (FGDs) and two purse-seine nets, were taken into custody on August 14.

The arrested persons and the items were handed over to Trincomalee Harbour Police for further action.

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