Lankan Navy ar­rests five TN fish­er­men

The Hitavada - - 2ND FRONTPAGE -

FIVE Tamil Nadu fish­er­men were on Thurs­day ar­rested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were al­legedly fish­ing off Ne­dun­theevu in their ter­ri­to­rial wa­ters.

The naval men also seized the boat used by the fish­er­men from this town and took them to Man­nar naval camp in Sri Lanka, As­sis­tant Di­rec­tor of Fish­eries, Manikan­dan said.

An­other group of fish­er­men, who were fish­ing near Katchatheevu were chased away at gun point by the is­land na­tion au­thor­i­ties fol­low­ing which over 50 boats re­turned to the shore with­out their catch.

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