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Five fishermen held for using unauthorised nets

The Navy held five persons who engaged in illegal fishing using banned nets, during a patrol carried out in the seas off Kalladichena in Trincomalee, on Friday.

The Eastern Naval Command during a patrol in the sea area off Kalladichena apprehended five persons who engaged in fishing with unauthorised nets.

The Navy has also seized a dinghy, an outboard motor and a banned fishing net used for fishing. The arrested persons have been identified as residents of the Kinniya area, aged between 24 and 30.

The suspects, the dinghy, the net and the OBM were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries, Trincomalee for further investigations.


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