RSLAF Navy Rescues 5
The Navy wing of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) under the command of captain Navy D.S. Mansaray, has rescued five people traveling from Rogbere to King Jimmy Wharf from a boat accident which took place on Monday May 10th May 2010.
This was made known by Captain Navy Mansaray at his Murray Town Naval base office to Sierra Express Media. He highlighted that this is not the first time the RSLAF Navy has able been rescuing precious lives at sea and also stopping piracy at sea.Â According to him, over 1,000 lives have been saved over the years by the RSLAF Navy underlining that the Navy is determined to do more for the people of Sierra Leone when they are in distress.
In another related development, Lieutenant Navy Simeon Ndaloma, has impounded two fishing vessels for poaching into the territorial waters of Sierra Leone. The two boats in question are Star Shrimper 32 and Star Shrimper 3 for fishing without Sierra Leonean crew, fishing gravid lobsters, fishing without Sierra Leone license and poaching. Mr. Ndaloma narrated of how the captains of both fishing vessels tried to bribe him but he refused adding that his loyalty is to the state.
He stated that this is not the first boats he has impounded, underscoring that more boats will be arrested this year if the poaching and illegal activities do not stop. Lieutenant Navy Simeon Ndaloma and Captain Navy Mansaray will soon be decorated with awards for their selfless service to the people of Sierra Leone. Both me are on records to have contributed towards the eleven billion Leoneâ€™s raised by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) Captain Navy Mansaray has attended seminars, and workshops at home and abroad for which he has excel himself to the highest level. He has vowed that he will do more for the army, the people and Sierra Leone if the resources are being provided by his bosses.
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