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Navy assists repatriation of Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen

Navy assists repatriation of Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen

[Jan 11 2017]

 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of fifty one Indian and three Sri Lankan fishermen at the International Maritime Boundary Line North of Kankesanthurai yesterday (10th Tuesday, January 2017).

The fishermen had been held under custody for violating International Maritime Boundary Line and illegal fishing practices.

According to the navy media, Sri Lanka Navy's Landing Craft L 820, Sri Lanka Coast Guard Craft 'CG 48' and Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Sagar' were deployed for the repatriation mission.

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