TNA opposes invasion by Indian fishermen

Sunday, 08 March 2015 - 15:44

The Indian Coast Guard today has released five Sri Lankan fishing boats, which had been apprehended last year allegedly for fishing in Indian waters.

Meanwhile, The Indian Coast Guard has detained 6 Sri Lankan fishermen on the charge of poaching in Indian waters, off Nagapattinam coast.

The Station Commander of the Indian Coast Guard, Karaikal, told reporters that the 6 fishermen had left Trincomalee in a mechanised boat on February 27th.

TNA Parliamentarian Selvam Adeikkalanadan stated that the Indian fishermen should not invade Sri Lankan fishing waters.