Twenty-nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrested 29 Indian fishermen along with one Indian fishing trawler with 9 fishermen North of Thalai-mannar and 3 Indian fishing dhows and 20 Indian fishermen North-west of Kudiremalai Point, poaching in Sri Lankan waters on 5th March 2016.

The arrested fishermen along with the fishing vessels were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of Thalai-mannar and Kalpitiya Police for onward action.