News Hotline +94 114 320 921 | News Email

Navy arrests 5 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – The naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft in the North Central Naval Command arrested 5 Indian poachers engaged in illegal fishing activities in Sri Lankan waters, north of Mannar on Monday (01).

Along with the suspects, a fishing dhow was also taken into naval custody.

The arrested fishermen and fishing dhow were handed over to the Mannar Assistant Directorate of Fisheries for onward legal action.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top