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FPLEG Updates - Violation of RA 10654 Sec. 126

 

On February 23, 2019 at about 3:30am BFAR13 Fisheries Protection and Law Enforcement Group (FPLEG) led by FIRO 2 ROSELITO D. JAMERO together with HRMU13 and 1301st MARPSTA led by PSUPT. RANDY M. NAVAL, conducted a joint - Fish Landing and Market Denial - Operation at PLACER FISH PORT, Placer Surigao del Norte, resulted to the apprehension of one (1) Fish Broker ELGLORIA ABAWAN y COPAG, 41 years old, married and a resident of BRGY. PATIŃO, TAGANA-AN, Surigao del Norte. While several boxes of fish, with marked "princes WB" allegedly owned by WILMA BULLO(not sited despite of the effort exerted by the operatives), were also present in the area and included on the examination.

BFAR-13 Fish Examiner, FIRO2 ROSELITO D. JAMERO, conducted on-the-spot examination of the samples from the suspect including those from "princess WB" boxes and found out POSITIVE for being caught by means of EXPLOSIVE or DYNAMITE.

The suspect was arrested for violation of RA 10654 Sec. 126. Possessing, Dealing in or Disposing Illegally Caught Fish or Taken fish. While the owner of the boxes of fish marked "princess WB" will be sued for the commission of the same violation.

Confiscated items from the suspect were; 
- more or less 120kgs of assorted fish 
- 1 unit weighing scale 
- 3 pcs logbook 
- 1 pcs casio solar calculator 
- 3 pcs yellow plastic box container's marked "Princess WB"
- 2 pcs blue plastic box container's marked " Princess WB"

On-going charges filed for administrative case and Criminal case.