Banned fishing nets captured by the Navy in Batticaloa

Banned fishing nets captured by the Navy in Batticaloa

Banned fishing nets captured by the Navy in Batticaloa

Written by Staff Writer

03 Mar, 2019 | 2:05 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A group of navy personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, on a routine patrol, found 188 banned fishing nets used for illegal fishing practices in the lagoon area of Batticaloa last morning (March 2nd).

Nine 150-foot-long fishing nets and 179, 150-foot-long fishing nets were found. They were subsequently handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Batticaloa for further action.

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