12 Indian fishermen apprehended by Navy


Twelve Indian fishermen and three fishing trawlers were arrested by the northern command of the Sri Lankan Navy on August 9 allegedly for fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters.

The seized trawlers and fishing gear have been brought to the naval base SLNS Elara in Karainagar while the fishermen have been brought to SLNS Uththara in Kankasanthurai.

The fishermen will be handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Director in Jaffna for further legal action.




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