Two men arrested for illegal fishing, possession of baby sharks in Phuket

Two men have been arrested for unlawful fishing in protected waters off Cape Panwa, in entrance of the Phuket Marine Resources Research Centre. One of the people was found in possession of four baby black-tip reef sharks, the Phuket News reported.
Officers from the centre apprehended 22 year outdated Kasidit Saeju in the early hours of Tuesday. He was found with the black-tip reef sharks, all measuring lower than 50 centimetres in length. Saeju was taken to Wichit Police Station, the place he faced costs for the illegal fishing of a protected species. The charge was recorded at 2.44am.
Later, Results on Tuesday night time, officials returned to arrest Wansawad Sawadlong, forty years outdated, from Nonthaburi. Sawadlong was caught with two fishing rods and a cuttlefish. Similar to Saeju, Sawadlong was taken to Wichit Police Station and charged with illegal fishing.
Both people faced additional expenses for illegal fishing in the protected waters. The area in front of the analysis centre has been designated as a protected fishing zone since 2017..

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