11 TN fishermen arrested for fishing in SL waters

24 March 2019 12:31 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Eleven Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy while engaging in illegal fishing in the seas off the Analathivu Island.

The Navy said a group of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, during a routine patrol arrested the Indian fishermen along with two fishing trawlers last night.

The arrested fishermen and seized fishing trawlers were brought to the naval base SLNS Elara and the fishermen were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Jaffna for onward legal action, following a medical test.

Meanwhile, the Indian media reported that the fishermen were from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Kenneth De Zilwa to head Central Bank’s FSSCC

Senior economist Dr. Kenneth De Zilwa has been invited to take over the Chair

New Parliament must comply with COVID-19 guidelines: Dr. Jasinghe

Parliament heads and Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe ye

Group of SJB members will join UNP after polls: Akila

A group of Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) candidates will join the UNP after th

PC polls before end of this year: GL

The Provincial Council (PC) Elections which has been delayed for several year