7 nabbed for illegal fishing PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 May 2014 11:17

Seven alleged illegal fishermen were arrested by men of the Margosatubig Municipal Police Station, the other day.

A police report disclosed that the Margosatubig policemen were on a seaborne patrol off the municipality around 10 a.m. when they spotted a fishing boat with seven men aboard.They were caught violating municipal Ordinance No. 01-98.

Immediately the lawmen held them for questioning. They were taken to the police station for temporary custody.

Arrested were Jemar Bahilid Y  Sopia, 16, student;  Ricky  Bahilid Y  Alferez, 38, John Albert  Felicio y  esparagira,17, student, Rondy  Banaag Y  Fabros, 32, Julio  Banlasan Y  Morales, 30, married, Felix  Cueto Y Duron, 39, married, and  Miguilito  Itom Y  Monterola,  39, married. All residents of Sitio Samboang, Barangay Poblacion, Margosatubig, Zamboanga Del Sur.

The confiscated fishing paraphernalia were turned over to Mrs. Flordaliza Achumbre Saladaga, fisheries technician of Margosatubig Zamboanga Del Sur.

Police have readied charges against the arrested fishermen.  – Dan Toribio Jr.