Maldives: 11 Indian fishermen taken into custody

Eleven Indian fishermen have been taken into custody by the Maldivian Navy for allegedly crossing the IMBL, officials said here on Thursday.

Chennai: Eleven Indian fishermen have been
taken into custody by the Maldivian Navy for allegedly
crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL),
officials said here on Thursday.

"All are from Kanyakumari district. We are looking into
this issue," District Collector S Nagarajan said.

The fishermen had put out to sea off the Kerala coast last
week and were to return ashore on February 25, official
sources said.

PTI

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