Navy finds an abandoned fishing craft at Erakkandi beach


Navy found an abandoned fishing craft at the Erakkandi beach today (9 August ).

Accordingly, an abandoned dinghy had been observed during a raid carried out by Eastern Naval Command at Erakkandi area and by further search a banned net, an OBM and 20.2kg of illegally caught fish were recovered.

The recovered dinghy,OBM, unauthorized net and the fish catch were handed over to the office of the Assistant Director of Fisheries-Trincomalee for onward action.