Twentynine Indian fishermen arrested for poaching

The navy also seized a trawler and three small boats. The fishermen along with the boats were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of Thalai-mannar and the Kalpitiya police. (Colombo Gazette) The navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrested 29 Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan waters.The navy said that of the 29 fishermen, nine were arrested North of Thalai-mannar and 20 were arrested North-west of Kudiremalai Point.