Coast guard arrests 6 Indian fishermen

3The coast guard, with the assistance of the navy, arrested 6 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters last night, the navy media unit said.

The navy said that the Indians were arrested in the seas off Thalaimannar and the trawler they were in was also seized.

According to the navy, a 14 year old boy was among those arrested. They were to be handed over to the fisheries department to decide in the next course of action. (Colombo Gazette)