Tuesday 13 January 2015

Black day of fishing rights violations in Zuari

13th January 2015 from 6 am till 12.00 noon 12 trawlers were illegally fishing in Zuari river. Between 3.00 pm to 6.30 pm 8 trawlers carried on illegal fishing in Zuari river. 

Director of Fisheries Sharmila Monteiro was contacted by fishermen from Siridao to intervene to stop illegalities. She refused. Police at harbor station were contacted in Vasco to act. They promised to act and sent police patrol boat in Zuari. Whether they actually sent or not is not known. This day created a record of violations in single day - 20 trawlers in a day.

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