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Sri Lankan court remands 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

ANI  |  Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

12 Indian fishermen, who were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy from Delft Island were produced in Oorkavalthurai on Tuesday.

The Sri Lankan has remanded the fishermen in Jaffna jail up to September 26.

Yesterday, 12 Indian fishermen, along with two boats were caught by the Sri Lankan navy and taken to the Kankesanthurai Naval camp for interrogation.

Meanwhile, after the arrest of fishermen Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district also announced indefinite strike demanding immediate release of their fellowmen.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 17:28 IST