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Navy arrests 14 fishermen for harvesting sea cucumbers illegally

Navy news 2017 02 22Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka at Nachchikuda in the North Central Naval Command, arrested 14 persons while harvesting sea cucumbers, in the sea area off Keeramunal  (20).

The suspects were apprehended along with 302 No’s of Sea Cucumbers, a dinghy, diving apparatus and subsequently handed over to the fisheries inspector at Kilinochchi for further investigations.

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