Sri Lanka: Navy Arrests Indian Fishermen

Navy Arrests Indian Fishing Trawlers

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 65 Indian fishermen along with 9 Indian fishing Trawlers engaged in illegal fishing in the Northern and Eastern seas of Sri Lanka on 30th July 2013.

Action has been taken to hand them over to the Fisheries Department Authorities in Jaffna and the Police in Trincomalee for legal action.

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Press Release, August 1, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy