Curbing fishing near Sipadan

Curbing fishing near Sipadan
Malaysia Star – Malaysia

Curbing fishing near Sipadan

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are moving in to curb any fishing activity near the diving haven of Pulau Sipadan.

State General Operations Force chief Senior Asst Comm II Samsuddin Mahmood said investigations found that those fishing near the island used mainly traps.

“We, however, realise that any type of fishing would have an impact on fishery stocks at Sipadan and thus affect tourism there in the long run,” he said here yesterday after presenting aid to Faridah Yusof, the widow of GOF personnel Kons Mohamad Rafie who died of an illness last September.

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