Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 18 Fishermen for Illegal Fishing

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 18 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing using prohibited fishing gears 04 NM East of Kukkuthuduwai, Mullativu on 4th June 2014.

 

Naval troops attached to Naval Deployment Nayaru of the Eastern Naval Command arrested the fishermen and 4 FGDs engaged in these illegal activities.

The arrested persons with items were handed over to the Assistant Director Fisheries in Mullativu for further investigations.

Press Release, June 06, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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