Fishing Ordinance Offenders Held in Margosatubig

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By Police Chief Inspector Rogelio D. Alabata (C, RPIO9) with report from PO3 Jessica DT Sarsalejo (RPIO9)

Margosatubig, Zamboanga Del Sur - A joint operation was conducted by personnel of Margosatubig MPS, 903rd Maritime Police, and 5th IB Philippine Army for a seaborne patrol at Dumanquillas Bay.

This resulted in the interception of six fishing vessels and the apprehension of the crew members for violation of Municipal Ordinance 98-01. Confiscated unit and illegal fishermen were brought to Margosatubig MPS for proper disposition. The fishermen and units were released from PNP custody after paying the administrative fine of Php 12, 000.00 at Municipal Treasurer‘s Office.