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Navy arrests 4 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

(UDHAYAM, JAFFNA) – Naval personnel attached to a Fast Attack Craft belonging to the Northern Naval Command arrested 4 Indian poachers along with a fishing trawler engaged in illegal fishing practices in Sri Lankan territorial waters Northwest of Delft Island on Wednesday (21).

Having brought the arrested fishermen, fishing trawler and their fishing gear to the Naval base, SLNS Elara in Kareitivu, are due to be handed over to the Jaffna Assistant Director of Fisheries for onward legal action.

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