25 Fishermen who disregarded weather warning arrested

2017-12-06 10:36:36

Some 25 local fisherman who went to sea disregarding the warning issued by the Fisheries Ministry to prevent fishing activities until the adverse weather situation settled had been arrested by the SL Navy at the seas off Mannar yesterday.

They were produced before Mannar District Judge A. J. Alex Raja and severely warned and discharged.
Warnings have been further extended by the Fisheries Ministry concerning the adverse weather in seas. (Romesh Madushanka)

  Comments - 4

  • Renuka Wednesday, 6 December 2017 11:06

    Further, safety jackets should be made mandatory.

    Reply : 1       8

    Anja Wednesday, 6 December 2017 13:11

    Who believes lies can this metrology department forecast be believed via DM Android App

    Reply : 6       4

    Jaliya Wednesday, 6 December 2017 15:37

    Poor fishermen who were trying to generate their income by putting their lives in danger are arrested..... those who swindled the public money by billions were allowed to live free without being locked up.

    Reply : 2       8

    Ravi Thursday, 7 December 2017 17:04

    Why don't they arrest Met Department officials for not issuing warnings last time?

    Reply : 0       0

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