Navy arrests 20 persons engaged in illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Welusumana in Northern Naval Area attested 20 persons along with a haul of 220 kgs of Sea Cucumbers, harvested illegally in Pallekuda beach area on 9th March 2016.

The arrested persons were released on the instruction of Assistant Director Fisheries Kilinochchi and the haul of Sea Cucumbers has been handed over to the Assistant Director Fisheries.