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Five arrested over fishing with illegal nets

The navy apprehended five persons fishing with unauthorised nets in the seas off Senamvali on Tuesday.

The suspects have been identified as residents of Kinniya; they are between the ages of 33 and 60, the navy stated in a release.

Aside from the unauthorised fishing nets, naval personnel also seized the dinghy on which the suspects were aboard, as well as other fishing gear.

The suspects and their gear were handed over to the Trincomalee Fisheries Inspector.

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