Navy arrests 5 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

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The Sri Lanka Navy said it had arrested five local fishermen who allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices in the seas off Silawathura.

Along with the suspects, a dinghy and a monofilament net were also taken into custody.

The apprehended persons and the items were handed over to Mannar Assistant Director of Fisheries for further action.

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