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Ten expats arrested for violating fishing law

26 May 2024 Ten expats arrested for violating fishing law

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

A statement issued by MAFWR said, ‘The fisheries control team, in cooperation with the Coast Guard Police, arrested ten expatriate workers practicing the traditional marine fishing profession in unlicensed fishing boats, and the boats and workers were seized.

Legal measures are being taken against the violators, it added.

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