• 6 nabbed for illegal fishing in Surigao


    AT least six persons were arrested on Monday in the act of illegal fishing off the waters Carrascal town in Surigao del Sur by a seaborne patrol conducting an anti-illegal fishing operation, police reports said on Tuesday. Caraga police spokesman, Supt. Martin Gamba identified the arrested persons as Gerry Flores Etson, 36; Ajie Pitros Pingol 24; Wenefredo Itson Aporbo, 41; Kempe Caintoy Bato, 22; Redford Caintoy, 19 and Jeric Angcog Paja, 21 all from Socorro town in Surigao del Sur. Police seaborne patrol accosted the suspects along the vicinity of Tanoya in Brgy. Dahican on board two pump boats using ‘buso’ or compressor method. It said the fishing method is banned under Municipal Ordinance No. or “An Ordinance Governing the Comprehensive Fishery and Aquatic Resources Management Program in the Municipality of Carrascal.


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