Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen near Katchatheevu, seizes boats for fishing close to island nation
At least 16 Indian fishermen have been arrested and their four fishing trawlers seized for allegedly fishing in Sri Lanka's territorial waters near Katchatheevu islet
Rameswaram: Three fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing off Neduntheevu near the Lankan coast, the sixth such incident this month.
Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen for intruding into territorial waters, confiscates 2 boats
Eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation's territorial waters.
Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized 11 boats on charges of trespassing.
The Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has been instructed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of arrest with Sri Lankan authorities, the Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry said.