Six seized Indian fishing trawlers returned
Six (06) Indian fishing trawlers were handed back to
India by the Sri Lanka Navy on Saturday (30th September). The fishing
trawlers were held in Sri Lanka after being seized for involving in
poaching activities in Sri Lankan waters, states Navy media.
Sri Lanka Navy had carried out necessary repairs to
the trawlers before handing over them to Indian Coastguard authorities
at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), north of
Navy's ship 'Ranawickrama' escorted the trawlers to
the IMBL and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship, 'Abheek'.