Navy recovers 31 banned nets at Nachchikuda beach, Mannar


Thirty one (31) unauthorized fishing nets which were in a dinghy, were taken into Naval custody during a search operation carried out by Navy along the beach area from Nachchikuda to Kumulamunai, on 25th February 2020.

For the preservation of marine resources in the seas around the island, Sri Lanka Navy continuously carries out operations and as an extension of it a search was conducted along the beach area from Nachchikuda to Kumulamunai. During the search 31Nos of unauthorized fishing nets which were in a beached dinghy, were recovered and apprehended by the Navy.

The apprehended fishing nets were handed over to the Office of the Fisheries Inspector-Kilinochchi for onward action.