Three Indian fishermen arrested for illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Three Indian fishermen arrested for illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Three Indian fishermen arrested for illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Written by Staff Writer

10 Nov, 2019 | 4:19 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st):- The Sri Lanka Navy apprehended three Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters.

The arrest was made by the Northern Naval Command, during a routine patrol in the seas North-West of Kovilan Point.

The fishermen are to be handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Jaffna for onward legal action, following a medical test.

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