Six sea cucumber harvesters arrested | Daily News


Six sea cucumber harvesters arrested

The seized sea cucumber.
The seized sea cucumber.

Naval personnel arrested six persons harvesting sea cucumbers during a patrol carried out on seas north of Iranathivu Island, yesterday.

Those apprehended are between the ages of 25 to 50. They have been identified as residents of Mannar. The Navy also seized 254 Nos. of sea cucumber, 2 dinghies, and 16 oxygen tanks.

The suspects and their fishing gear have been handed over to the Kilinochchi Fisheries Assistant Director for further action.

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