Three arrested for engaging in illegal fishing | Sunday Observer

Three arrested for engaging in illegal fishing

The Navy during a patrol in seas off Pukkulam in Puttalam, apprehended 03 persons who engaged in illegal fishing.

Along with the suspects, 01 dinghy, 01 unauthorized fishing net and an outboard motor were also taken into custody.

The suspects were aged between 31 to 35 years, have been identified as residents of Kalpitiya.

They were handed over to the Fisheries Inspector of Mannar for further investigation.

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