Naval personnel nab two local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka in Nachchikuda arrested two local fishermen, engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets in the seas off North of Urumanei on 11th April 2016. During the arrest, a Fiber Glass Dinghy and 2 Monofilament nets used for fishing were taken into custody.

The arrested persons and the items were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries (Mannar) for further investigations.