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.

Related Post

12 killed and 20 injured in Pakistan bus accident
views 35
At least 12 people were killed and 20 were injured in Pakistan's Mirpur area in a bus accident. The bus, travelling from Bhimber to Samahni, was repor...
India test fires N-capable Agni-II missile
views 49
Bhubaneswar: India Sunday test-fired its Nuclear-capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said. ...
Day before wedding, mum finds daughter in bed with stranger, kills her
views 39
A mother killed her daughter by choking her with a pillow after she found her in bed with a neighbour. The incident occurred a day before the girl's w...
Bus accident in Bangladesh kills 32 and injures dozens
views 379
DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 32 people were killed and dozens injured when two buses collided head-on in northwest Bangladesh on Monday, police said. T...
Five Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in India
views 65
Five Sri Lankan fishermen on board a mechanised boat were arrested by the Coast Guard after they were found in Indian waters south east of Nagapattina...

SHARE WHAT YOU THINK