Kuwait: 11 boats seized, 58 fishermen arrested for violating law

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced on Friday the seizure of 11 boats and the arrest of 58 fishermen for violating the Environment Protection Law (EPL).

The seized boats were fishing in territorial waters using illegal nets a mile and a half from the Kuwaiti coast, in violation of Article 100 of the EPL, it added.

Necessary legal measures were taken, and about eight tons and a half of fish were seized.


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