Navy apprehends 04 Indian fishermen in northern seas

Navy apprehended 04 Indian fishermen and a fishing trawler belonging to them, for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters yesterday (07th January). The fishers were held in northern seas, off the Delft Island.

The apprehended fishermen were brought to the naval base SLNS 'Elara’ this morning (08th January) and produced for a medical test before they being handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries in Jaffna for onward legal action.