A 38-year-old man was arrested by personnel of PNP Maritime Group for illegal fishing in Cebu City on September 1, 2022.
The personnel of Bantayan Maritime Mobile Team along with Bantayan Municipal Police Station and Bantayan Bantay-Dagat, Cebu conducted a joint seaborne patrol operation at the seawaters of Hilotongan Island, Bantayan, Cebu City that resulted in the apprehension of Leo Gabriel Maambong Sangrador (Boat Captain), a resident of Brgy. 9, Victorias City, Negros Occidental for fishing with the aid of active gear.
The arrested individual will face a charge for violation of Section 95 (Use of Activie Gear) under Republic Act 10654.
The suspect and confiscated pieces of evidence are now under the custody of Cebu City Maritime Police Station – Bantayan Maritime Mobile Team for documentation and proper disposition.