Navy apprehends a local fisherman engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Mannar in the North Central Naval Command arrested a local fisherman who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets in the sea area off Kondampiddi today (19).

Along with the suspect, a Fibre Glass Dinghy and 4 monofilament nets were taken into naval custody. The apprehended person and belongings were handed over to the Mannar Assistant Director of Fisheries for further investigations.