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* Sri Lanka Navy arrests four Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
Fri, Oct 6, 2017, 11:10 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested four Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly breaching the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

Naval personnel on board SLN Gun Boat, Edithara II attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested the four Indian fishermen along with a trawler for poaching in Sri Lankan waters 11.8 nautical miles west of Delft Island on Thursday (04).

The trawler and fishing gear were brought to SLN base Elara in Karainagar while the fishermen were brought to SLN base Uttara in Kankasanthurai. They are scheduled to be handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Director of Jaffna for legal action.

 

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