Tamil Nadu

10 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Ten Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu, close to the island nation’s coast.

The fishermen, hailing from Nagapattinam district, taken to Karainagar along with their boat, Deputy Director of Fisheries — Karaikal, Perumal Pillai said.

The fishermen had reportedly been staying in the deep sea area for the past 10 days and were arrested on a complaint from a local fisherman that they were fishing close to the Lankan territory, he said.

Four fishermen from Tamil Nadu were taken into custody by the Lankan Navy on October 5 while they were fishing off Neduntheevu.

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