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Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy

Press Trust of India  |  Rameswaram (TN) 

Eight from were arrested by the for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Thalaimannar coast today, the police said here today.

According to information reaching here, the also seized the boat and have taken the to Thalaimannar district naval camp, they said.


The are from Thangachimadam in Rameswaram, the police said.

Meanwhile, Minister M Manikandan told reporters in Ramanathapuram that the state will take up the matter of the arrest with the Centre.

On October 12, five from here were arrested by the for allegedly fishing off Neduntheevu.

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First Published: Tue, October 17 2017. 12:13 IST
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