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Monday, July 16, 2018

Four Indian Fishermen Arrested By Sri Lankan Navy

 

As many as four Indian fishermen and one boat were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy at Neduntheevu in early morning hours on Sunday. The apprehended fishermen were handed over to Sri Lankan fisheries department in Kankesanthurai. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to help release the four Indian fishermen, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy earlier on Thursday. At least four Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy earlier on Thursday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Lankan waters.

  As many as four Indian fishermen and one boat were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy at Neduntheevu in early morning hours on Sunday. The apprehended fishermen were handed over to Sri Lankan fisheries department in Kankesanthurai. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to help release the four Indian fishermen, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy earlier on Thursday. At least four Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy earlier on Thursday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Lankan waters.