8 fishermen reach Thoothukudi after months in Sri Lankan prison
10, Jan 2019, 11:46 AM IST
Thoothukudi: On Wednesday evening, eight fishermen were released from Sri Lankan prison and were shifted to Tamil Nadu. The fishermen have been identified as A Rubinson (38), N Wilfred (55), C Antony (35), N Vijay (19), S Ramesh (39), Esakimuthu (25), Munian (19), and P Arockiaraj (18) from Trespuram. These fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan navy on August 21, 2018, for violating the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and trespassing on Sri Lankan waters.