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SL Navy Apprehends Indian Fishermen

SL Navy Apprehends Indian Fishermen

Officials said Tuesday that the Sri Lankan Navy arrested 8 Indian fishermen near Rameswaram (TN) for alleged maritime boundary violations. The fishermen hailed from the Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu.

Indian fishermen
Indian fishermen PTI

The Sri Lankan Navy has apprehended 8 Indian fishermen from near Rameswaram (TN), for alleged maritime boundary violation, officials said on Tuesday.

The fishermen hailed from the Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu.

They were picked up by the Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in that country's waters between Mullaitheevu and Neduntheevu late on Monday, Fisheries officials said.

One boat was also detained. 

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