close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

South Asian Fishermen Fraternity urges govt to detain US ship

South Asian Fishermen fraternity urged govt to detain the the US Naval ship from which shots had been fired killing an Indian fisherman.



Kochi: The South Asian Fishermen fraternity today urged the Indian Government to act immediately to detain the crew and the US Naval ship from which shots had been fired killing an Indian fisherman and injuring three others in Dubai waters.

The government should not keep mum saying the incident had occurred in another country, General Secretary of the Fraternity, Father Churchill told PTI from Kanyakumari.

Just as the government had acted in the case relating to shooting to death of two Indian fishermen by Italian marines on board Enrica Lexie off kerala waters, the government must act immediately in this instance also, he said.

The affected fishermen were Indian nationals, having valid passports and have visa to work in Dubai, he said.

The Fraternity has asked its legal advisor at Qatar, Nizar Kochery, to look into the matter and do the needful.
Churchill also urged the government to take steps to bring the body of the deceased fisherman to his native Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu as early as possible.
PTI

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video

DNA EXCLUSIVES

Triple Talaq verdict: Supreme Court relied on these Quran verses in its landmark judgment

Triple Talaq Verdict: Shah Bano to Shayara Bano

Will China do the balancing act in US-N Korea standoff?

How to respond to IT notice for mismatch of your income as per Form 16?

Triple Talaq verdict: Let's remember this day