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Navy apprehends six fishermen engaged in illegal fishing - Kalpitiya
 

Naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command apprehended 6 fishermen along with 3 dinghies for engaging in fishing activities using illegal fishing nets in the sea areas off Kilithivu and Nedunthivu, Kalpitiya yesterday (July, 15).

Along with the fishermen, 3 outboard motors, 3 illegal fishing nets and 20 kg of fish were also taken into naval custody. The arrested fishermen, dinghies and fishing gear were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries, Puttalam for onward legal action.