Jail sentence for sellers of explosives used for fishing

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 11:09

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Individuals who are caught selling explosives for fishing purposes will be arrested in the future along with the fishermen, Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera said.

Attending an event held in Kantale he said the President and Defence Secretary will be notified with this regard soon.

The Minister added that security officials have taken nearly 8kg of explosives (C-4 ) used to kill fish last year.