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Fisherman detained on illegal fishing charges

KAMPONG CHAM provincial police arrested a man on Saturday suspected of using illegal devices to fish in Krouch Chmar district’s Peus II commune. Mao Buntoeun, an official with the provincial Fisheries Administration, said a 34-year-old man would be investigated for using illegal devices, including a battery and inverter recovered after his arrest, for fishing in Tuol Sambath village. If found guilty under Article 68 of the Fisheries Law, the man could face three to five years in prison.

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