Fisheries officers investigated for corruption involving sea cucumber


Four fisheries officers in Tonga are being investigated for alleged corruption involving sea cucumber.

According to Radio & TV Tonga News, the sea cucumber was confiscated by Police and later sold by the Ministry of Fisheries.

The Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food, Sangster Saulala said investigation will also look at claims that money generated from purchasing of illegal sea cucumber, confiscated by Police, is far too small when compared with the normal price.

via Fisheries officers investigated for corruption involving sea cucumber – Tonga – News – Islands Business magazine.