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Lankan Navy chase away Tamil Nadu fishermen

 Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly threatened and chased away Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu this morning, a local representative of the Fishermen's Association claimed.



Rameswaram: Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly threatened and chased away Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu this morning, a local representative of the Fishermen's Association claimed.

Rameswaram Fishermen Association president S Emerit claimed that the Lankan Navy personnel came in 10 boats, threatened the fishermen at gun point and told them not to fish in the area and go back to the shore.

The fishermen, who ventured into the sea in more than 300 boats, stopped fishing and returned to the shore, he said.

From Zee News

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