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A Sri Lankan court today extended till December 9, the remand of 11 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters. The Oorkavalthurai court in Sri Lanka, extended the judicial custody of the fishermen till December 9, Rameswaram Fishermen's Association President P Sesuraja said. The 11 fishermen from this island town were arrested on November 18, by the Sri Lankan Navy, while they were fishing near Neduntheevu and lodged in Yalpanam prison there, he said. The naval personnel had also taken away their two mechanised boats, he added.
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