Indian fishermen request their government to secure their release

Indian fishermen request their government to secure their release

Indian fishermen request their government to secure their release

Written by Zulfick Farzan

07 Feb, 2022 | 8:33 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): The families of 55 Indian fishermen have requested Indian officials to intervene and ensure their return as they have been released by Sri Lanka’s courts.

The fishermen were released by the Point Pedro Courts on the 25th of last month.

The Indian fishermen have been moved to the Iyakachchi camp in Kilinochchi after 48 of them had tested positive for COVID-19.

They would be sent to the Jaffna prison and then to the Mirihana camp after completing their quarantine period.

21 Indian fishermen who were arrested on the 1st of last month are to be produced at the Point Pedro Court tomorrow.

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