SLA stipulates fishing restriction

[TamilNet, Saturday, 07 July 2001, 18:05 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Navy imposed new restriction on fishing in the seas off Mannar from Saturday. The SLN Saturday banned fishermen from using 15 horsepower out board motors and reduced the time permitted for fishing out at sea to six hours.

Earlier the SLN permitted fishermen in Mannar to use OBMs 15 horsepower or less.

The SLN seized more than sixty 15 hp OBMs from fishermen in Mannar Saturday.

 

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