Sri Lankan Navy arrest Indian fishermen for allegedly breaching borders
Navy has impounded the boats and arrested the fishermen allegedly for fishing in Sri Lankan waters, according to reports.
Incidentally, a three member delegation led by Director General Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge, is on a three day visit to India from Jan 3, 2017 for a high level meeting, with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).
The Indian delegation was led by Director General, Indian Coast Guard Shri Rajendra Singh.
During the high level discussions, it was mutually agreed to strengthen the cooperation on evolving collaborative approach, in addressing a spectrum of maritime issues concerning safety and security and further streamlining the procedure for release/ repatriation of fishermen.