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* Indian Coast Guard arrests 12 Sri Lankan fishermen
Fri, Jun 6, 2014, 11:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 06, Chennai: The Indian Coast Guard today has arrested 12 Sri Lankan fishermen Guard for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in Indian waters.

Indian Coast Guard ship ICGS Abheek has spotted two Sri Lankan boats some 120 nautical miles East of Chennai and arrested the 12 fishermen aboard, Press Trust of India said.

The boats, which had 750 kg of fish catch, were seized and the fishermen were detained under Maritime Zones of India Act, 1981, it said, adding that they would be handed over to Tamil Nadu Police soon.

Sri Lanka yesterday handed over 33 Indian fishermen its Navy had arrested for allegedly crossing International Maritime Boundary Line and poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

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