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13 expats arrested for violating fishing law in Al Wusta

26 Nov 2023 13 expats arrested for violating fishing law in Al Wusta By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – Thirteen expatriates were arrested for violating the marine fishing law in Al Wusta, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources (MAFWR).

A statement issued by MAFWR said, ‘The fisheries control team in the Directorate General of Agricultural, Fisheries and Water Resources in al Wusta governorate, in cooperation with the Coast Guard Police, arrested 13 expatriate workers for violating the marine fishing law and the Labour Law in the wilayat of Duqm and seized eight pieces of prohibited nylon nets and two fishing boats.’

MAFWR has urged fishermen to abide by the marine fishing law.

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