Lankan Navy nabs 13 Indian fishermen near Delft Island

The Sri Lankan Navy captured 13 Indian fishermen along with two boats in the sea area north of Delft Island. 

Published: 02nd March 2017 12:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2017 12:50 PM   |  A+A-

The personnel belonging to the Northern Naval Command apprehended the fishermen, the natives of Tamil Nadu.

By ANI

RAMESHWARAM: The Sri Lankan Navy today captured 13 Indian fishermen along with two boats in the sea area north of Delft Island. 

The personnel belonging to the Northern Naval Command apprehended the fishermen, the natives of Ramanathapuram and Nagapattinam districts of Tamil Nadu.

Karupusami, Muniyasamy, Segar and Nagendran are the residents of Ramanathapuram district while the remaining nine fishermen belong to Nagapattinam district. They have been given into the custody of the Kankesanthurai Police for further investigation.

Earlier on February 7, the Sri Lankan Navy had captured 10 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram.

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