Naval personnel attached to North Central Naval Command arrested six local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing using banned fishing nets in the Vedithalativu sea area yesterday (09 January).

A dinghy, 7 diving masks, a GPS and 5 banned nets were also taken into custody during the raid. The arrested persons along with the fishing gears were handed over to the Adampan Police for further investigations.

Source: PN-ILO (Shared by France, Peru, & Vietnam ILO)

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