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Eight Indian fishermen apprehended

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By ITN News Editor August 22, 2018 19:31

Eight Indian fishermen apprehended

Eight Indian fishermen along with a trawler engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters were apprehended by the Sri Lanka Navy.

The apprehension was made by a naval ship attached to the Western Naval Command in the seas, 16 nautical miles off Arippu area. Subsequently, the Indian fishers and trawler were brought to the naval base SLNS Vijaya and the apprehended fishermen were examined for a medical test before they were handed over to the Assistant Director of Fisheries Puttalam for onward action.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 22, 2018 19:31