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Navy arrests 2 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Navy news 2017 02 10Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba in Nilaveli belonging to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 2 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing practices using monofilament nets in the sea area of Kumburupiddi yesterday (9).
Along with the suspects; a dinghy and 2 monofilament nets were taken into naval custody. The apprehended persons and items were handed over to the Assistant Directorate of Fisheries, Trincomalee for further investigations.

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