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Fisherman fined for use of explosives

Update: December, 21/2012 - 10:30

BINH THUAN (VNS)— More than 1,500 people found illegally fishing in the sea have been fined since the beginning of the year, Le Thanh Binh, chief inspector of the central Binh Thuan Province's aquatic department said.

Inspectors recently fined a resident of central Ninh Thuan Province, Le Van Luan, VND30 million ($1,430) and seized his vessel for using explosives to help catch fish.

The local People's Committee has requested authorities to raise awareness of the laws on the protection of aquatic resources. — VNS

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