Four (04) Indian fishers held by Navy

Sri Lanka Navy held 04 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters today (07th January). Accordingly, the apprehension had been made in the northern seas, off the Delft Island.

The fishermen were brought to the naval base SLNS 'Uththara' and produced for a medical test before they were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Jaffna for onward legal action.