Sri Lanka Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen near island nation's coast; authorities lodge them in Jaffna's Kangesanthurai

Thirteen fishermen from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu, fishing at Nedunthivu near a coast in Sri Lanka, were arrested by the navy of the island nation on Saturday

Press Trust of India December 28, 2019 23:02:10 IST
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen near island nation's coast; authorities lodge them in Jaffna's Kangesanthurai
  • Thirteen fishermen from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu, fishing near a coast in Sri Lanka, were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy

  • The Lankan naval men took the fishermen and their three mechanised boats and lodged them in Kangesanthurai in Jaffna

Rameswaram: Thirteen fishermen from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu, fishing at Nedunthivu near a coast in Sri Lanka, were arrested by the navy of the island nation on Saturday.

The naval personnel made the arrest on the charge of fishing in foreign waters.

According to the assistant director of fisheries, Kumaresan, the Lankan naval men took the fishermen and their three mechanised boats and lodged them in Kangesanthurai in Jaffna.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Sri Lanka vs England: Visitors' Moeen Ali infected with new UK variant of COVID-19, say local health authorities
First Cricket News

Sri Lanka vs England: Visitors' Moeen Ali infected with new UK variant of COVID-19, say local health authorities

Deputy Chief Epidemiologist Hemantha Herath told reporters in Colombo that the 33-year-old England all-rounder was Sri Lanka's first case of the UK strain, which is believed to be more transmissible.

Sri Lanka vs England: Jonny Bairstow hails Jacques Kallis as 'fantastic addition' for England
First Cricket News

Sri Lanka vs England: Jonny Bairstow hails Jacques Kallis as 'fantastic addition' for England

Bairstow, 31, believes he has a lot to learn from the South African legend Kallis who is in isolation in Sri Lanka and should join the squad on Friday.

Sri Lanka vs England: Playing in IPL was good preparation for host nation's pitches, says Jonny Bairstow
First Cricket News

Sri Lanka vs England: Playing in IPL was good preparation for host nation's pitches, says Jonny Bairstow

Bairstow, 31, scored a century in his last one-day international and then amassed 345 runs in the IPL Twenty20 tournament for Sunrisers Hyderabad between September-November.