14 Indian fishermen arrested by Navy

14 Indian fishermen arrested by Navy

14 Indian fishermen arrested by Navy

Written by Staff Writer

29 Dec, 2019 | 4:51 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st)  Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 14 Indian fishermen along with 03 fishing trawlers for illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters, yesterday (December 28).

During Naval patrols conducted to prevent the trespassing of Indian poachers and smuggling activities in Sri Lankan territorial waters this apprehension was made in the seas north of the Delft island. The group of Indian fishermen were poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters.

The group of fishermen are expected to be handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Jaffna after a medical examination, for further processing.

 

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