Seventeen Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest 17 Indian fishermen along with 3 Indian fishing trawlers, poaching in Sri Lankan waters, North West and South West of Delft Island this evening (21). Having brought the arrested fishermen and trawlers to Kankesanthurai, they were handed over to the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Jaffna for onward legal action.