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Indian fishermen arrested for illegal fishing

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy over fishing in the island’s territorial waters on Thursday, a Fisheries Department official said.

The fishermen, who are from the Pudukottai District, were fishing near Neduntheevu when naval personnel on a routine patrol had apprehended them, the Assistant Fisheries Director said.

The fishermen, along with their boat and other fishing gear, has been handed over to the Kankesanthurai Naval Base in Jaffna, he added.

(Indian Express)

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