Sri Lanka Coast Guard arrests 3 persons engaged in illegal fishing

Coast Guard personnel attached to SLCG Rohana in Mirissa arrested 2 foreign and one local fisherman who engaged in illegal fishing practices by means of unlawful fishing gear in the sea area of Kosgoda yesterday (28).

During the arrest; a dinghy, 3 fishing guns, 3 pairs of diving fins and 2 diving masks were also taken into custody. The apprehended persons and items were produced before the Galle Fisheries Inspector for onward legal action.