SEMPORNA: Marine Police foiled an attempt by three men to carry out more blast fishing in the sea off Kampung Hidaya near here last night.
Sabah Region Four Marine Police commander ACP Mohamad Madun said today a police patrol team came across a pump boat at 7.10pm and approached it to make an inspection.
Upon seeing the police, three men in the boat dived into the sea and escaped, he said in a statement.
The police recovered from the boat four detonators, diving equipment and about 15kg of fish that had been caught using similar explosives, he added. – BERNAMA