Navy arrests 08 fishermen with 03 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Lankapatuna of the Eastern Naval Command arrested 08 persons with 03 FGDs on the suspicion of their engagement in illegal fishing in the seas off Ilankanthai in Trincomalee on 05th April 2015.

The arrested persons with their equipment which included 06 pairs of diving fins, 04 diving masks, 12 oxygen cylinders and several fishing nets were handed over to Seruwila Police for further investigations.