Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

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Rameswaram: Five fishermen allegedly arrested for fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters, their boats were also seized by Lankan navy.

Police informed that the fishermen from Thangachimadam were fishing near Katchatheevu on Monday morning and gathered by the Lankan Navy post which they were taken to Thalaimannar in the island nation, Oneindia reported.

Twelve fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested on April 26 who were also allegedly fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters.

The five fishermen have been remanded till May 15. Fishermen’s association president Emirit said that they have been kept in a prison at Vavunia.