Tag: Fish bombing
The boat and fish have also been seized.
Christina Liew declines to comment on Upko statement that PH is no better than BN as it did not consult the state government on the appointment.
Some 40 sea gypsies attended the community policing programme in Lahad Datu and were advised to tip off police on illegal activities.
Police classify blast that killed three divers off Semporna as pre-meditated murder.
Junz Wong says when the buying stops, the practice of fish bombing will stop as well.
A postmortem on the trio found they suffered massive internal injuries, consistent to those caused by a blast.
Sabah opposition leaders take Salahuddin Ayub to task for dismissing the notion that fish bombing has become more rampant in the country.
However, the investigation is taking into account various angles as the police detain 10 more in connection with the incident.
They say fish bombing occurs in open sea and when patrol boats are not around.
Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi says measures must be taken to ensure the safety of tourists following the death of two tourists and a diver.
The authorities, who have identified the culprits and their modus operandi, aim to put an end to such activities.
Aside from endangering fishermen, fish-bombing activities also create the possibility of oil rigs exploding.