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Fishermen arrested at the Colombo harbor mouth

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 7, 2019 19:12

Fishermen arrested at the Colombo harbor mouth

The Navy assists to apprehend persons engaged in fishing at the Colombo harbour mouth.

Thirteen persons who engaged in illegal fishing at the Colombo harbour mouth were apprehended by the Police during a Navy-Police combined operation conducted. Three fishing craft used by them were also taken into Police custody and the suspects had been identified as the residents of Dick-owita and Palliya-watta areas.Further investigation on the apprehended craft and the persons are carried out by the Colombo Harbour Police. Fishing along the sea routes of ship arrival and departure to a port is a disturbance to ship movements and also a risky task.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 7, 2019 19:12

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