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* Sri Lanka Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen for poaching
Tue, Jun 24, 2014, 06:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 24, Kankasanthurai: Sri Lanka Naval personnel on Monday arrested eleven Indian fishermen along with their three fishing trawlers when they were engaged in poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

Sri Lankan Navy men in a naval craft attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested the Indian fishermen well within Sri Lankan waters in the seas north of Delft on 23rd June, the Navy said.

The arrested fishermen were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Kankasanthurai for legal action.

Last week Navy arrested 52 Tamil Nadu fishermen along with 12 trawlers in three separate occasions for poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

Despite the arrests by the Sri Lankan Navy, the Tamil Nadu fishermen continue to invade the Sri Lankan waters robbing the livelihood of the Sri Lankan fishermen.

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