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Sri Lanka’s Navy Arrests 6 Indian Fishermen Near Tamil Nadu

Sri Lanka’s Navy Arrests 6 Indian Fishermen Near Tamil Nadu

Indian fishermen were picked up by Sri Lanka’s navy late last night for alleged violation of maritime boundary while fishing in the Palk Strait region, the officials said.

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Sri Lanka's Navy arrests Indian fishermen.(File photo-Representational image)

The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested six Indian fishermen from near Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu for alleged maritime boundary violation, officials said on Thursday.

The six had set sail on Wednesday.

They were picked up by the Lankan navy late last night for alleged violation of maritime boundary while fishing in the Palk Strait region, they said.

One boat was also detained. The fishermen were taken to Thalaimannar. 

(With PTI inputs)

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