Sri Lankan court orders release of 30 Indian fishermen
Posted on: 03:20 PM IST May 08, 2013
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 thefishermen, arrested on April 6 while fishing near Katchatheevu.
Magistrate of the court Aananthi Kanagaraj had also ordered for returning of their seized boats, he said.