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