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SL court remands 4 fishermen to judicial custody till Oct 14

Press Trust of India  |  Rameswaram (TN) 

A in today remanded till October 14, four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for reportedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line.

Oorkaval Thurai Magistrate M Mahenthira Raja passed the order remanding them to judicial custody till October 14, U Arulanandam, president of Pamban Innocent Fishermen's Organisation told reporters here, quoting information he received from

The four were part of a group of about 2,000 fishermen who had put out to sea in 500 mechanised boats yesterday from this coastal town, he said.

The fishermen have been lodged in a prison in Jaffna.

First Published: Fri, October 04 2013. 13:55 IST