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Suspects for possessing lobsters

Oct 16, 2010 5:39:53 AM - itnnews.lk

Two suspects who illegally possessed 55 lobsters have been fined.

The officials of the District Fisheries Investigations office in Chilaw arrested the suspects from Ambakandawila and Iranawila areas in Chilaw. The lobsters were to be exported through a businessman in the Arachchikattuwa area. It is prohibited catch or possess lobsters in October which is the breeding season of the lobsters. The Additional District Judge imposed a fine of 3000 rupees on each suspect and ordered the lobsters to be released to the sea.