Thursday, 12 February 2015

Illegal fishing intensifies in Zuari river

20 trawlers were found to have been engaged in illegal fishing in Zuari river today at 4.10 pm. Information was sent to all the authorities of the Fisheries department - Minister, Director, Superintendent of Fisheries. Superintendent over the phone denied the existence of illegal trawlers in Zuari. Fishermen challenged him to come. Then Fisheries department patrol boat appeared in Zuari river and confronted the trawlers. Trawlers then left Zuari river.   

Earlier in the morning at 10.30 am 8 trawlers were found to be engaged in illegal fishing.   

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