Hyderabad: Ten Sri Lankan fishermen have
been arrested for allegedly fishing in Indian waters off the
Andhra Pradesh coast, officials said on Sunday.
The Lankans, travelling in two motor-boats, were fishing
in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off Narasapur coast (West
Godavari district) on Friday evening, a senior Coast Guard
official said adding that the men were handed over to the
Marine Police in Kakinada yesterday.
The fishermen are in the age group of 20-40. After
questioning, they were produced today before the Chief
Metropolitan Magistrate in Visakhapatnam and remanded in
judicial custody, said Kakinada Marine Circle Inspector KBG