Pak Arrests 100 Indian Fisherman; 12 Others Detained By Sri Lanka

A total of 89 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have been released by Sri Lankan authorities so far this year
  • More than 100 Indian fishermen were arrested by Pakistan on Sunday for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Gujarat coast, Pakistani officials and a fishermen association in India said.
  • The fishermen would be presented in a court on Monday and from there the judicial magistrate would send them to jail as per the procedure, according to a police official.
  • Meanwhile, Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday nabbed 12 Indian fishermen in two separate incidents from Tamil Nadu, prompting the state government to ask the Centre to send an “unequivocal message” to Colombo to stop the apprehensions.

(With inputs from PTI.)