Sri Lanka Navy apprehends 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters

A Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended 10 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters north of Point Pedro Lighthouse last night (15th November).

The apprehended fishermen, trawler and fishing gear were brought to the naval base SLNS Uttara in Kankesanthurai and handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Director of Jaffna for onward legal action.