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Sixteen men nabbed for illegal fishing

Navy personnel nabbed 16 men on July 5 for fishing in seas of Nayaru, Trincomalee illegally.

The naval personnel from the Eastern Naval Command nabbed the 16 suspects during a routine patrol. The suspects are residents of Kuchchaweli and Erakkandi in Trincomalee.Seven dinghies, seven outboard motors and 13 fishing nets were also seized. The suspects and fishing gear were handed over to the Assistant Directorate of Fisheries in Mullaitivu. 


 

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