Five Indian poachers arrested

The Navy arrested five Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters on Wednesday night. 

 Naval personnel on board SLNS Ranawickrama and Fast Attack Craft patrolling in the northern seas arrested the Indian poachers about 11.5 nautical miles off Mannar Lighthouse. The arrested fishermen, the trawler and their fishing gear were brought to the naval base SLNS Thammanna in Thalaimannar. The fishermen are due to be handed over to the Fisheries Inspector in Mannar for legal action

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