Sri Lankan Navy arrest 11 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Mar 24, 2019, 6:23 PM IST
Ramanathapuram: Sri Lankan Navy personnel arrested 11 Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their two boats for crossing maritime border while fishing.
The fishermen from Rameswaram were fishing near Neduntheevu when Sri Lankan Navy surrounded them and arrested them.
Fishermen, who returned to the shore, claimed that it has become a constant harassment, while adding that fishing gear worth lakhs were destroyed.
Similarly on February 26, Sri Lankan Navy personnel arrested nine Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their two vessels charging them of breaching into the territorial waters of the island nation and for illegally fishing in the Sri Lankan waters.