Those who procure ransoms from fishermen are to be rounded up

Those who procure ransoms from fishermen are to be rounded up

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The Minister of Fisheries has requested the Inspector General of Police to immediately look into those who grab fish from fishermen as ransom. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development said that the missive regarding the request has been directed to the IGP.
The Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has received information of a group that was procuring fish as ransom from the catch of the fishermen engaged in the industry.
Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has called on Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera to take stern legal action against such ransom takers. In his letter, the Fisheries Minister has stressed the need to round up persons who are hindering innocent fishermen in this manner.