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Sri Lankan court orders release of 30 Indian fishermen


May 08, 2013 at 03:20pm IST

Rameswaram: A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday ordered release of 30 fishermen from here, arrested in April by Island Navy on charges of poaching, according to Fishermen Association sources here.

President of Pamban Fishermen's Association Arulanandam said they have received a communication stating that a court in Mannar has ordered the release of the

fishermen, arrested on April 6 while fishing near Katchatheevu.

Sri Lankan court orders release of 30 Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan court has also ordered for returning of their seized boats.

Magistrate of the court Aananthi Kanagaraj had also ordered for returning of their seized boats, he said.

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