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38 Indian fishermen remanded to judicial custody in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:02

Rameswaram: Two courts in Sri Lanka on Wednesday remanded the 38 Indian fishermen, arrested by Lankan Naval personnel for reportedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line, to judicial custody till August 1 and 4.

The fishermen were arrested yesterday.
The Judicial Magistrate at Talaimannar remanded the 20 fishermen to judicial custody till August 1, Fishermen`s Association president Jesuraja said.

He said the fishermen are now lodged in a prison in Anuradhapuram.
The Oorkavalathurai Judicial Magistrate remanded the other 18 fishermen to judicial custody till August 4, he added.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:02

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