78 people arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for attempting to travel illigaly to Australia

78 people arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for attempting to travel illigaly to Australia

According to reports, Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 78 people while they were attempting to travel to Australia illegally by boat.

Report reveals that the Navy Media Spokesperson Commander Indika Silva, out of the 78 arrested, 17 were Sinhalese while 59 were Tamils. He said the illegal immigrants were arrested at 12.30 a.m., 65 miles off Kirinda and were taken to the Galle Harbour by Navy personnel.

Those arrested were then handed over to the Galle Police.
(PTI)

Related Post

India asks UK to deport Vijay Mallya
views 57
The Indian government has asked the UK to deport Vijay Mallya, the former head of Kingfisher Airlines, as part of an investigation into money launderi...
Gunmen attack Shia mosque in Bangladesh, one killed
views 53
At least five gunmen opened fire on worshippers at a minority Shia mosque on Thursday during evening prayers in Bogra district of Bangladesh, killing ...
Taliban kill 5 in Kabul in attacks on British embassy car, foreign compound
views 102
KABUL: The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compo...
Woman Arrested Over Acid Attack On Boyfriend in Pakistan
views 150
A Pakistani woman has been arrested after allegedly attacking a man with acid because he refused to marry her. Monil Mai, 32, wanted to marry her boyf...
Indian city hits 51 degrees, setting new heat record
views 55
A city in India's Rajasthan state has broken the country's temperature records after registering 51C, the highest since records began, the weather off...

SHARE WHAT YOU THINK