Small fishers face problems due to use of banned net

May 23, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Gharo, Sindh: Fishermen are facing immense problems as influential launch owners are fishing in sea using prohibited nets despite the fact the Supreme Court of Pakistan has banned their use.

Fishermen living in small village of historical site of Bhambhro said the influential big fishermen having fleets are launches are fishing with the banned net in sea from Bin Qasim to Gharo Creek area, depleting fish and other marine life in the region. They said the small fishermen are facing immense problems as they cannot have sufficient catch. They said they have complained the concerned authorities but in vain.

They requested the government to impose strict ban on the use of prohibited fishing nets to ensure survival of small fishermen as well as local marine life.