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Seven people have been sentenced to jail three years in the Ukerewe district, at Mwanza Region by the mobile court for illegal fishing, while 14 others were taken to court for the offense.

Commenting on the execution of the operation, the Fisheries Resource Officer, Coastal Region Didas Mtambalike, said they have decided to improve the performance against illegal fishing for the walk with the court as part of simplifying the criminals  and removing the congestion in court.

The party said within 10 days they were able to arrest 14 suspects and seven of them had been sentenced to three years imprisonment or to pay a fine of three million shillings and both were unable to pay the money and go to prison in accordance with the Fisheries Act 22 of 2009.

In addition, he said that his squad had seized 60 barracks, 1,385 joint slices, 60 seafood nets, 4,700 hooks, 35 motorcycles and 17 engines, while the squad of the council was caught in 48 coal, 41 quarters, seafood nets 870, hooks 3,200, 20 bicycles and motorcycles, totaling more than Shs. 500 million

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