Navy arrests 10 Indian fishermen north of Point Pedro Lighthouse

The fishermen, trawler and fishing gear were brought to the naval base SLNS Uttara in Kankesanthurai and were handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Director of Jaffna for onward legal action. (Colombo Gazette) The Navy arrestsed 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters north of the Point Pedro Lighthouse.The Navy media unit said that a fast attack craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, arrested the 10 Indian fishermen and also seized a fishing trawler.