Navy apprehends 12 Indian fishermen for fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters
Twelve (12) Indian fishermen along with 2 trawlers engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters were apprehended by the Sri Lanka Navy yesterday (27 January). The apprehension was made by a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command in the seas north of Thalaimannar.
The Indian fishers and trawlers were brought to the naval base SLNS Thammanna in Thalaimannar. Meanwhile, the apprehended fishermen were handed over to the Mannar Fisheries Inspector for further investigations.