Indian Fishermen Captured in Sri Lanka

Indian Fishermen Captured in Sri Lanka

Naval patrol craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 110 Indian fishermen and 15 Indian trawlers engaged in illegal fishing in the eastern seas of Sri Lanka on 11th December 2013.

They were taken into SLN custody in the Sri Lankan waters very close to land in between Mullaitivu and Kokilai. The arrested fishermen were brought to Trincomalee Fisheries Harbour to be handed over to Harbour Police for legal action.

Press Release, December 12, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy


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