Four fishermen from Jegathapattinam and Meemeesal in Pudukottai district who ventured into sea from Mallipattinam on January 29, returned to Adhirampattinam on Friday .

They alleged that they were attacked by Sri Lanka navy personnel when they were fishing 25 km off Mallipattinam.

They also alleged that the navy personnel destroyed their nets, threw the food and cash they had into the sea, and beat them. They lodged a complaint with the coastal police.

The fishermen were Ganesan, Poovarasan and Murugan from Jegathapattinam, and Thangarasu from Meemeesal in Pudukottai district.

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