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Seven TN fishermen arrested by Lankan navy

Press Trust of India  |  Nagapattinam (TN) 

Seven fishermen from were arrested by the Sri Saturday and taken to in the island nation for allegedly fishing in its territorial waters, an said.

of fisheries (Nagapattinam) A Xavier told reporters here that the Indian fishermen in a country boat had set out to sea on Friday and had allegedly crossed maritime boundary this morning when the apprehended them.

Recently, four fishermen from Kottaipattinam in district were arrested by the for fishing in its waters and taken to Karainagar in the island country. PTI COR Sir, It is reported that Nagai based frp vallam bearing registration number IND-TN -06-MO 5033 with 7 crew members were apprehended by near Triconamalai .The owner of the boat is Srinivasan s/o Sivalingam , Akkarpettai. Detailed report will be submitted soon.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 21:35 IST