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Lankan Navy sinks Tamil Nadu fishermen's boat, arrests four

November 29, 2018 7:29 pm

The naval personnel chased the fishermen away and allegedly rammed their vessel into the fishermen's late Wednesday night and took four of them away to the island nation, they said.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

October 05, 2017 1:02 pm

The fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested for allegedly fishing close to the island nation and taken to Karainagar along with their boat, Inspector of Fisheries department C George said.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests four Tamil Nadu fishermen

August 14, 2017 1:26 pm

The fishermen from Aakkarapettai in Nagapattinam districts were allegedly fishing near Paruthithurai when they were arrested. With this, 65 fishermen from the state have been arrested in the last seven days

Three Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

July 25, 2017 2:25 pm

The fishermen from Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district have been taken to Kangesanthurai port, police said. Their boat was also seized for allegedly intruding into Lankan territory and poaching in their zone, police said.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy

July 17, 2017 11:41 am

On July 13, seven fishermen from Mandapam near here were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy at Neduntheevu and taken to Kangesanthurai port, for allegedly fishing in the Lankan waters. Retrieval of Katchatheevu, was "only solution" to vexed fishermen's issue.

Sri Lanka arrests 15 Indian fishermen

November 26, 2015 4:47 pm

The fishermen were arrested for poaching in the country's waters off the north west of Talaimannar and Palk Strait this morning, Navy spokesman Akram Alavi said.

Sri Lankan navy releases 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen with a warning

December 11, 2014 11:50 am

Fishermen from several places in TN have decided to boycott fishing indefenitely from Thursday in protest.

Sri Lanka Navy rescues Indian fishermen

November 29, 2014 11:49 am

The boat of the fishermen had broken down mid seas on Friday night, said SL Naval spokesman.

Sri Lankan court gives death penalty to 5 Indian fishermen

October 31, 2014 1:49 am

Verdict spurs widespread protests, road and rail traffic affected.

5 Indian fishermen sentenced to death by Sri Lankan court

October 30, 2014 4:57 pm

The five Indians are among a group of eight people sentenced to death by the high court in Colombo.


11 fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy

February 11, 2016 5:31 am

Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), Feb 11 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday apprehended 11 Indian fishermen and their country boats on charges of trespassing into the territorial waters of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Navy said the fishermen were held in the Gulf of Mannar. The Sri Lankan Navy also seized two trawlers.

Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

January 17, 2016 7:25 am

Rameshwaram, Jan 17 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday morning arrested three Indian fishermen for allegedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line. According to sources, their boat was seized and they may be produced in a court for hearing on Monday.