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Navy apprehends 6 persons harvesting Sea Cucumbers illegally


Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Area arrested 6 persons while harvesting sea cucumbers using illegal fishing methods in the seas off Point Pedro yesterday (7).

Along with the suspects, approximately 280 sea cucumbers, 6 diving masks, 5 pairs of diving fins, 5 regulators, 4 diving torches, 20 oxygen bottles and 2 FGDs were taken into naval custody.

The arrested persons and the items were handed over to the Fisheries Inspector, Point Pedro for onward legal action

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