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ROMBLON, Philippines (31 July 2019)-  A sea bourne operation was conducted by personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Cajidiocan which yielded to the apprehension of six  illegal fishers  at vicinity waters off Brgy. Danao Cajidiocan, Romblon last, 29 July 2019. 

A reliable information was received by the said station that illegal fishing activities are frequently monitored at Sibuyan Island, Romblon. Fishermen were caught in the act conducting illegal fishing activity through the use of compressor on board a white & blue unmarked motorboat powered by double engine 16 Horsepower Yamada which is a violation of the Cajidiocan, Romblon Municipal Ordinance No. 07-03 Section 67 - the Local Fisheries Code (prohibiting the use of air compressor as breathing apparatus).

The team confiscated fishing equipment which includes one unit unmarked color white/blue motorized boat, one unit of air tank compressor, approximately three hundred (300) meters of hose, two pairs of flippers, three pieces of spear guns, one piece of flash light, one piece of goggles and approximately two kilograms of assorted fish with estimated market value of P 200.00.

The apprehended persons and confiscated fishing equipment were turned-over to Municipal Police Station Cajidiocan for proper disposition.