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Three Tamil Nadu Fishermen Arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Three fishermen from Nagapattinam district were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy off Nedutheevu for crossing the International Martime Boundary Line.

Published: 17th January 2016 11:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th January 2016 11:58 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

RAMWSWARAM: Three fishermen from Nagapattinam district were arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel off Nedutheevu in the island nation for allegedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line.

"The three fishermen of Kottaipattinam in Nagapattiman district were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel near Neduntheevu early this morning," Subburaj, Joint director of fisheries department, Nagapattinam, said.

Their boat was also seized.

The three were taken to Kankesanturai and would be produced in a court for hearing tomorrow, he said.

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