Six arrested with turtle meat

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6 fishermen carrying dried turtle meat were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy.

According to reports, the fishermen were arrested at the Koddiyar fishing port.

The arrest was made by Coast Guard officers of the Eastern Naval Command.

12.2 kg of dried turtle meat were recovered from a fishing boat anchored at the port.

The SL Navy stated that the arrested fishermen had been handed over to the Directorate of Fisheries in Trincomalee, in order to proceed with legal action.

(under the courtesy of adaderana news web)

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