Navy arrests 4 Indian fishermen and trawler for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters

Naval personnel onboard Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 04 Indian fishermen and their fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters 18 nautical miles north of Point Pedro yesterday (13 August 2017).  

The arrested fishermen, trawler and fishing gear were brought to the naval base SLNS Uththara in Kankesanthurai. They are due to be handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Director of Jaffna for legal action.