Five fishermen arrested for illegal fishing

Five fishermen arrested for illegal fishing

Five fishermen arrested for illegal fishing

Written by Staff Writer

03 Nov, 2019 | 7:49 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The navy arrested five individuals who were engaged in illegal fishing around the Kaldichena area in Trincomalee.

According to the navy, the fishermen had used illegal fishing nets. The navy added that they confiscated an illegal fishing net and an exterior burner during the arrest.

The navy further added that the fishermen along with the equipment and the trawler were handed over to the Assistant Director of the Fisheries, Trincomalee for further investigations.

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