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38 Indian fishermen remanded to judicial custody in Sri Lanka

Two courts in Sri Lanka 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.



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.

From Zee News

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