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Jun 17, 2013 at 09:05am IST

8 Tamil fishermen remanded to judicial custody in Sri Lanka

Rameswaram (TN): Eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy near Katchatheevu, were on Monday remanded to judicial custody till June 27 by a court in the island nation.

The fishermen, arrested yesterday, were produced before the judicial magistrate court in Mannar which sent them to judicial custody, officials here said, quoting information received by them.

The eight were arrested along with their two boats by the Sri Lankan Naval personnel.