Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 17 Fishermen

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 17 Fishermen

Sri Lanka Naval Craft attached to the North Central Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 17 Indian fishermen and 3 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North of Thalaimannar on 28th June 2014.


The arrested fishermen and the trawlers were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Mannar for legal action.

Press Release, June 30, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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