Five fishermen held by Sri Lankan navy
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Last Updated: Monday, August 01, 2011, 00:44
Rameswaram (TN): Five fishermen from this town were taken into custody by Sri Lankan naval personnel today when they were reportedly fishing in Lankan territorial waters, police said on Sunday.

The police, quoting Assistant Director of Fisheries Veeran, said the fishermen were taken to Talaimannar with their boat.

A local court remanded them in judicial custody after which they were lodged in prison.


First Published: Monday, August 01, 2011, 00:44

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