Nine arrested for illegal fishing in Polmalkuda

Nine arrested for illegal fishing in Polmalkuda

Nine arrested for illegal fishing in Polmalkuda

Written by Staff Writer

13 May, 2019 | 5:31 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Navy apprehended nine people engaged in illegal fishing practices in Polmalkuda seas.

Together with the suspects, 02 dinghy boats, 02 outboard engines, 02 unauthorized fishing nets and 400kg of illegally caught fish were taken into naval custody.

The Navy noted that they were able to apprehend the dinghy boats as they observed the same registration number on two dinghy boats, which is impossible.

The suspects along with the fishing gear and the fish were handed over to the Fisheries Inspector of Kuchchaveli-South for processing.

 

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