Illegal fishing: 11 expats arrested in Oman

MUSCAT: About 11 expats have been arrested for fishing shrimp using illegal equipment in the Khulouf Sea near the Wilayat of Mahout, Al Wusta Governorate.

According to the Directorate General of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources in Al Wusta Governorate in a statement stated: “The Fisheries control team in Al Wusta Governorate was able to arrest 11 expatriate workers across the Khulouf Sea in the Wilayat of Mahout, who were fishing shrimp using prohibited fishing equipment. The expatriate workers were detained at the Mahout Police Station, and the operators were summoned to finish the violations procedures.”

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