Sri Lankan Navy arrests 6 Tamil Nadu fishermen
13, Jul 2019, 11:41 AM IST
Ramanathapuram: Sri Lankan Navy has arrested six Tamil Nadu fishermen near Nedhuntheevu on charges of crossing into the Sri Lankan waters. A fisheries department official has said that fishermen from Nambuthalai in Ramanathapuram district, had put out to the sea in a country boat on Thursday (July 11). Sri Lankan Navy personnel who were patrolling the area registered cases against the six fishermen for catching fish in their territory and took them to Kangasenthurai. Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly chased away by Sri Lankan Navy personnel while they were fishing off Katchatheevu on June 27.