On July 13, 2021 at about 8:40AM, in rgy. Poblacion, Lingig, SDS, PNP personnel of Lingig MPS led by PCpl Mohammad Yusoph B Baraontong, conducted operation on campaign against illegal fishing that resulted in the arrest of OSEFREN DIAZ BANES, 42 years old, married and ELJHON DELAVEGA BUENO, 26 years old, single, both fishermen and residents of Purok 3D Cab-Ilan, Poblacion, Lingig SDS who were caught in the act engaging in illegal fishing activity with the use of air compressor breathing apparatus locally known as “Boso” which is a violation of Municipal Basic Fishery Ordinance no. 108 Series of 2000.
3. Confiscated from the possession of the suspects were the following to wit: 1 unit of Compressor with an estimated market value of PHP10, 000.00, 1 unit tank with an estimated market value of PHP2,000.00, 1 unit of hose (130 meters) with an estimated market value of PHP1,000.00, 2 pairs of fins locally known as “kapay” with an estimated market value of PHP500.00, 4 pcs of spears with an estimated market value of PHP400.00 and 10 kls of assorted caught fish with an estimated market value of PHP2,500.00 with a total worth of PHP16,400.00.
4. Suspects were duly informed of their constitutional rights and now under the custody of Lingig MPS including the confiscated items for proper disposition.