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Sri Lanka Navy detains 11 Indian fishermen for cross border fishing

Rameswaram, Jan 27 (UNI) The Sri Lanka Navy detained 11 Indian fishermen and confiscated their mechanized fishing trawler for allegedly straying into the exclusive economic zone of the Island nation and indulged in unlawful fishing activities on Monday night.
Fisheries officials said the incarcerated fishermen hailed from Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district and were detained by the Sri Lanka Navy when they were fishing in the high seas near the Katchatheevu Island tonight.
About 3,000 fishermen had ventured into sea for fishing from Rameswaram fishing jetty this morning.
The fishermen were taken to Kankesanthurai port for onward action.
The Sri Lanka Navy on January 19 arrested four Indian fishermen on similar charges.
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