Navy recovers 70 unauthorized fishing nets in Batticaloa lagoon area

Navy recovered 70 unauthorized fishing nets each 100m long, in the Batticoloa lagoon area, today (11th May).

Accordingly, naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a patrol conducted in the lagoon area of Batticaloa today, recovered 70 banned fishing nets

Subsequently, these unauthorized fishing nets were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Batticaloa for onward legal action.