A person who engaged in illegal fishing in the seas off Nayaru, Mulativu was apprehended by Navy on 6thAugust 2019. Accordingly, a Fast Gun Boat attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a patrol conducted in the seas off Nayaru, apprehended this suspect for engaging in illegal fishing using electric lights. Navy also seized a dinghy, an outboard motor, 5 bulbs and a generator. The suspect is a resident of Thaladiya area. The apprehended person along with the dinghy, outboard motor, bulbs, generator and other fishing gears were handed over to the office of the Assistant Director of Fisheries-Mulativu.