Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 16 Indian Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 16 Indian fishermen along with 04 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

 

The poachers were conducting the illegal ops north-west of Kareitivu when they were apprehended on 29th September 2014.

The fishermen were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Jaffna for legal action.

Press Release, September 30, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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