Indonesia | Two Perpetrators Fishing with Hazardous Chemicals

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The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, through the Directorate General of Marine and Fisheries Resources Supervision, has arrested two perpetrators suspected of carrying out fishing activities using dangerous chemicals in the Maratua waters of Berau Regency. The arrest was carried out by the fisheries supervisory apparatus of the Tarakan PSDKP Station on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

"The perpetrators with the initials S and T have now been secured by our officers at the Tarakan PSDKP station," said Tb Haeru Rahayu, Director General of Supervision of Marine and Fisheries Resources.

Based on the results of the inspection conducted by the Fisheries Supervisor, it was found that the two perpetrators were carrying out fishing activities using potassium. This was confirmed by the discovery of 3 liters of liquid potassium and eight solid potassium along with other evidence.

Source: (Automatically translated from Indonesian)


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