territorial waters

77 Indian fishermen released from SL custody


Sri Lanka Navy today(03 August), facilitated in the repatriation of 77 Indian fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody after detaining them for poaching in the island’s territorial waters.

These fishermen were apprehended in separate arrests made by the Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard in the northern waters, for illegally venturing into Sri Lankan waters and engaging in bottom  trawling, a destructive fishing method. 

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Remand Of Five Arrested TN Fishermen Extended Till May 29: Sri Lanka Court


On March 26, 12 fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested by Sri Lankan navy.

A court in Sri Lanka has extended till May 29 the remand of five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were arrested on May 1 by the island nation's navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters

The arrested fishermen from nearby Thangachimadam, who were lodged in a prison at Vavuniya, were brought to the court in Thalaimannar, where the judge extended their remand.

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