6 trawl operators nabbed for illegal fishing in Mandaon

MANDAON, Masbate 3/16/17 (BICOLSTANDARD) Six small fishing boats were apprehended yesterday by joint operatives of the local police and employees of the local government unit while they were allegedly involved in illegal fishing activities.

The names of the persons apprehended were: John Gonzales y Gaylon, (boat captain and owner); Silver Bebas (boat owner and captain); Melven Relox y Rapis (boat captain and owner); Romeo Salvador y Rubia; Leo Deasis y Relox and Vencing Deasis y Relox.

They were caught in the sea waters at Brgy. Maolingon here at around 4 a.m.

The arrested persons were allegedly using fine mesh net which is prohibited under Sec. 93 of Republic Act 10654.
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