The Srilanka Navy has taken twenty six Indian fishermen in Point Pedro into custody, for allegedly having breached the Srilankan Maritime boundary. Navy Media Spokesperson Indika Silva stated that the fishermen had left for fishing activities from the South Indian regions of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. The Navy also took into custody, three fishing vessels belonging to the fishermen. The Navy stated that the arrested fishermen are being taken to Kankesanthurai.
Source : PTI