3 arrested for ‘illegal fishing’

Posted by watchmen
August 16, 2023
Posted in News


Three individuals were arrested for alleged illegal fishing at the Sagay Marine Reserve in Negros Occidental’s Sagay City.

Fisherfolks 46-year-old Roel Vargas, 28-year-old Ronnie Vargas and 32-year-old Welson Taliksik, all residents of the city’s Barangay Molocaboc, were arrested, police said.

They were caught allegedly fishing using a compressor.

Authorities confiscated their motorized banca, an improvised spear and fishing paraphernalia.

They are temporarily under police custody./ WDJ


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