Rameswaram : Ten fishermen from Karaikal were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing near Point Pedro in the island nation. ”The fishermen were going in a boat owned by one Veeramani when they were arrested,” Deputy Director of Fisheries Kalimuthu said. (Read: Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen)
Meanwhile, the remand of six fishermen from this coastal town, arrested on Nov 26, was extended to Dec 21 by Judicial Magistrate Glacia Alex Raja of a court in Munnar. Five other fishermen from Rameswaram and four from Pudukottai, who were also arrested on the same date, were produced before Jaffna Judicial magistrate Sarojini Ilangovan and remanded till Dec 23, officials quoting information from Sri Lanka said.