Sri Lanka Navy facilitates repatriation of Three Indian fishermen

Three (3) Indian fishermen out of 16 whom were taken into custody for trespassing into the Sri Lankan territorial waters and engaging in illegal fishing activities on 16 January, were repatriated with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy today (10 February).

Fast Attack Craft CG 403 of Sri Lanka Coast Guard was deployed for the repatriation mission. The repatriated Indian fishermen were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Anagh’ at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) North of Kankasanthurai this morning.