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Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 27 Indian fishermen, 4 boats

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 August 2018, 12:22 IST

Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday apprehended 27 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu, along with four boats, for allegedly poaching in its territorial water near Delft island.

The matter is being investigated in Sri Lanka's Karainagar.

More details are awaited.

On July 24, the Sri Lankan Navy apprehended seven Indian fishermen near the shore of the northern Sri Lankan city of Jaffna.

The fishermen, who hailed from Kallivayal village in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavoor district, were apprehended along with two boats.

They were interrogated at the Kankesanthurai Naval camp in Sri Lanka.

(ANI)

First published: 11 August 2018, 12:22 IST
 
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