Lankan Navy Chase Away Tamil Nadu Fishermen

Published: 16th July 2015 01:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2015 01:58 PM   |  A+A-


RAMESWARAM: Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly chased away Rameswaram fishermen by throwing stones at their boats while they were fishing near Katchatheevu today, a local fishermen organisation functionary said.      

The fishermen, who had set out in 100 mechanised boats, returned to shore as the Lankan navy personnel allegedly threw stones at their boats around 3 am besides threatening and chasing them, Rameswaram fishermen organisation president Sagayam said.      

The fishermen came back without any catch.  

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