Navy apprehends three local fishermen with six unauthorized nets

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Mannar in the North Central Naval Command arrested 3 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets in the general are of Erukkulampiddi yesterday (17).

Along with the suspects, 6 monofilament nets and a fishing raft were taken into naval custody. The apprehended person and belongings were handed over to the Mannar Assistant Directorate of Fisheries for further investigations