Two foreigners, one local arrested for illegal fishing

Two foreigners, one local arrested for illegal fishing

January 29, 2017   05:04 pm


Coast Guard personnel have arrested two foreign and one local fisherman who engaged in illegal fishing practices by means of unlawful fishing gear in the sea area of Kosgoda.

During the arrest; a dinghy, three fishing guns, three pairs of diving fins and two diving masks were also taken into custody. 

The apprehended persons and items were produced before the Galle Fisheries Inspector for onward legal action.

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