Two Fisher Leaders who faced to a court case filled by Negombo police, accusing that they are conspiring against the state by distributing falls information and making people unrest. two fisher leaders were freed by Negombo magistrate after hearing the case near two years and case was closed on 21st Monday 2012.
Marcus Fernando, Chairman of United Negombo Lagoon Fisher People Organisation and, Aruna Nishantha, Chairman of all Ceylon Fisher Falk Trade Union were arrested on November 2010 and release on bail after producing them to Magistrate court.
court case was closed due to accuser, Negombo police have not appeared in court after the 2010 December, the first hearing.
These fisher leaders actively work against project on use the lagoon for landing sea planes.