7 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

DN Bureau

Seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation's waters and their boats impounded on Thursday, a Fisheries department official said here.

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Rameswaram: Seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation's waters and their boats impounded on Thursday, a Fisheries department official said here.

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The fishermen from Thanjavur district were fishing near Neduntheevu when the Lankan Naval personnel on a routine patrol detained them along with their boats, Assistant Director of Fisheries S Sivakumar said.

The fishermen along with the boats had been taken to Kankesanthurai Naval base in Jaffna, he added.

Also Read: Tamil Nadu: Three Rameswaram fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

On October 3, four Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation's waters.(PTI)

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