Tamil Nadu: Indian Coast Guard apprehends four Indian fishermen near Dhanushkodi

DN Bureau

Indian Coast Guard on Monday apprehended four Indian fishermen from the 4th islet in Rama Setu near Dhanushkodi in Rameswaram Island.

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Rameswaram: Indian Coast Guard on Monday apprehended four Indian fishermen from the 4th islet in Rama Setu near Dhanushkodi in Rameswaram Island, officials said.

Also Read: Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 27 Indian fishermen, 4 boats

They were later released after being interrogated at the Mandapam Coast Guard station.

It is worth mentioning that in the aftermath of the serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and police have stepped security along the coastal lines to prevent any possible infiltration from Sri Lanka via sea route. Over 250 people were killed while more than 400 people sustained injuries in the blast.

Also Read: TN urges PM to get fishermen, boats released from Lanka

Also, police have stepped up security in all churches in coastal areas including fish landing centre near Danushkodi.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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