Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018. 10:01 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday, Sojo Catzim, a fisherman from Ranchito village, Corozal was fined for catching undersized conch.
Catzim was busted with 65 processed conch at the Turneffe reef atoll on March 11.
When Catzim appeared in court yesterday, he informed the judge that he is sick and fished for conch because he is unable to work.
Catzim was fined $250 plus $5 court cost of court for the offense. He was also fined $20 per conch, which amounted to $1,300.
© 2018, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.