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Another 47 Indian fishermen arrested

The navy has arrested 47 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters and seized all their boats, the navy media unit said today.

According to the navy, a group of 24 Indians were arrested off the seas of Kankesanthurai in the north and 6 boats were also seized last night.

In a separate incident, the navy arrested 23 Indian fishermen off Thalaimannar and seized 5 boats, the navy media unit said.

All the fishermen were handed over to the fisheries department for further action.

Author: TELO Media Team 1