Bawal yan! Illegal fishers arrested in Sual, Pangasinan

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The municipality of Sual, Pangasinan urged its local fisherfolk to stay away from illegal activities after they arrested seven residents for illegal fishing on Sunday, June 6.

“We encourage them to be with us because we’re doing this for their welfare and to protect the environment. We at the LGU give assistance, such as providing them with fishnets, among others, for their livelihood,” municipal legal officer lawyer Mageryl Shay de Guzman said in an interview.

De Guzman said local law enforcers are preparing to file appropriate charges against the said fishermen for the use of fine mesh net while the use of active and destructive gears.

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