Saturday, 19th June 2021

Navy arrests 11 TN fishermen

Colombo (PTI): Eleven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Navy near Neduntheevu for allegedly fishing in the nation’s waters, an official said here Sunday.

The fishermen, hailing from Rameswaram, have been taken to Karainagar , Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department Assistant Director Yuvaraj said.

Their two boats are also seized. The incident forced fishermen in more than 500 boats to return without fishing, the official said.

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