Authorities have arrested five people and impounded two fishing boats in an anti-illegal fishing operation off shore Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Monday. Arrested were Rosemar Almario, Joseph Dumando, and Faisal Amin, all crew of fishing boat Jhon Pary II, and Reymar Tubo, and Gilbert Musa all crew of fishing boat Boy 215. Zamboanga Sibugay police director Romulo Cleve Taboso said the fishermen were arrested around 8 a.m. on Saturday in the waters of Talusan. Taboso said the combined policemen and municipal agriculture office personnel were on seaborne patrol when they chanced upon the group of fishermen fishing within the marine protected area.

Source: Sun Star