6 fishermen nabbed for illegal fishing

SIX fishermen were arrested for illegal fishing activities in a west coast village in Zamboanga City, the police said Tuesday, May 26.

The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) identified the arrested fishermen as follows: Almalan Gajosta, 37; Venie Paraiso, 43; Rolan Larango, 37; Junrie Sogsoban, 29; Alberto Tumakas, 41; and Rody Cayabyab, 42.

The police said they were arrested around 7:50 a.m. Monday at the shoreline of Sinubong village, Zamboanga City.

The fishermen were arrested following receipt of report about illegal fishing activities in the area.

Recovered from them were one twin-engine motorboat, one compressor and 45 meters hose, the police added. (SunStar Zamboanga)


SunStar website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the SunStar management and its affiliates. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules:

Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!