SL Navy makes several arrests in seas off Kokkilai

SL Navy makes several arrests in seas off Kokkilai

SL Navy makes several arrests in seas off Kokkilai

Written by Tharushan Fernando

31 Dec, 2015 | 2:28 pm

The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 29 Indian Fishermen for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

Navy Media Spokesperson Captain Akram Alavi said that the Indian fishermen were arrested in the seas of Kokkilai at dawn on Thursday.

The Navy has also siezed three fishing trawlers, in addition to the arrests made. The fishermen were later handed over to the Department of Fisheries upon their arrival at the Trincomalee Harbour.

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