Indian fishermen freed by Sri Lanka to return home today

The 40 Tamil fishermen released by Sri Lanka will be reportedly returning to Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Chennai: The 40 Tamil fishermen released by Sri Lanka will be reportedly returning to Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

The fishermen were released by Lankan authorities ahead of August 15 as a goodwill gesture.

As per reports, the fishermen, who had been caught by the Sri Lankan Navy in June, were released by Mannar and Point Pedro courts.

The release came after the Indian High Commission took up the case for their early release with Colombo.

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