Thursday, October 2, 2014

Fifteen Fishermen Were Detained In North And Eastern Seas For Involvement In Illegal Fishing

During  the raids carried out by the Sri Lankan Naval Troops  this morning in North and Eastern Seas, 15 fishermen who were involved in illegal fishing by using prohibited fishing equipment have been detained along with four trawlers and 950 Kilo Grammes of Illegally caught fish the Navy Sources have said.

During the raids a fisherman was detained at Mandathivu Island in Jaffna along with a stock of illegally caught fish and 14 others were detained at Arismalai in Trincomalee Area.The nabbed illegal fishing equipment were handed over to the Pulmudai Police Station and to the Assistant Director Of Fisheries Department in Jaffna for further investigations.

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