Staff Reporter

RAMANATHAPURAM: The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested six Tamil Nadu fishermen for entering its territorial waters.

Sources said, Bastian, Vellaichamy, Pitchai, Sesaparanam, Selvam and Antony of Pamban ventured into the sea in a country boat on Thursday. They were arrested near Delft Island.

U. Arulanandam, Tamil Nadu’s representative of the Alliance for the Release of Innocent Fishermen, urged the State and Central governments to take steps to get them released.

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