Five Sri Lankan fishermen arrested for fishing in Pakistani waters

Five Sri Lankan fishermen arrested for fishing in Pakistani waters

Five Sri Lankan fishermen arrested for fishing in Pakistani waters

Written by Staff Writer

20 May, 2019 | 4:57 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Five Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested by Pakistani security forces. They had set sail from the Mirissa fisheries harbour on the 26th of last month.

Assistant Director of the Fisheries Department Padmapriya Tissera said that they were arrested for breaching the maritime boundary and fishing in Pakistani waters.

 

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