Navy nabs two persons for illegal fishing

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command apprehended two persons who were engaging in illegal fishing without fishing passes during a patrol carried out in Wellamundalam sea area, yesterday (8th February).

A dinghy, an Outboard motor (OBM) and other fishing gears have also been taken into naval custody and they were handed over to Fisheries Inspector-Puttalam for further investigation.