Indian Court releases Sri Lankan boats

Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 15:43

The Ramanathapuram Magistrate Court in India, has given sanction for the release of five Sri Lankan fishing boats.

Five boats confiscated by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and had apprehended 26 Sri Lankan fishermen with their boats in May and September 2014.

As the government had introverted the case, the boats were not imprisoned and the Sri Lankan fishermen had already been released.