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Fishermen sail into choppy waters with fines imposed

The Magistrate’s Court recently imposed fines on two local fishermen for violating the Merchant Shipping Order, for fishing within an oilfield safety zone.

Magistrate Harnita Zelda Skinner ordered vessel master Haji Amdi bin Haji Tuah, 44, to settle a BND5,000 fine or serve five months’ jail in default of payment, while crew member L/Cpl 4088 Mohamed Rifa’e bin Haji Johari was imposed a BND4,000 fine or serve four months’ jail in default.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin