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Navy arrests 13 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan Waters

navy news2017 03 2Naval personnel onboard a ship and Fast Attack Craft belonging to the Northern Naval Command arrested 13 Indian fishermen who were poaching in the sea areas South of Delft Island and East of Veththalakeni yesterday (01).

Along with the Indian fishermen 2 trawlers were also taken into naval custody.Having brought the arrested Indian fishermen and boats to the naval bases SLNS Uththara and SLNS Elara, they will be handed over to the Jaffna Assistant Director of fisheries for onward legal action.

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