10 Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan water

10 Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan water

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 10 Indian fishermen and seized a trawler for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters last night. The arrest was made by the naval personnel onboard SLNS Prathapa and Fast Attack Craft on routine patrol at the IMBL north of Sri Lanka, about 10 nautical miles north of Kovilan Point.

The arrested fishermen, the trawler and fishing gear were brought to the naval base SLNS Elara in Kareinagar and the fishermen were handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Director in Jaffna for onward legal action, the Navy said.

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