Illegal Fishing: 4 Trawlers Seized, 32 Held In Astaranga


Konark: As many as four trawlers were seized and 32 persons were arrested by the Coast Guard from Astaranga here for allegedly fishing in prohibited areas.

As per available information, a joint team of forest department, coast guard & fisheries department conducted raid & seized 4 trawlers engaged in fishing.

The trawlers and arrested persons were handed over to Forest Department and a case was registered against them under the Marine Fishing Act.


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