Sri Lanka releases 48 TN fishermen
Rameswaram: Sri Lankan government today released 48 Tamilnadu fishermen arrested by their navy in the past several months.
According to sources, the fishermen were handed over to Indian Coastal Guard. Of the 48 fishermen, 41 belong to Rameswaram and seven hail from Tuticorin. The fishermen will reach Rameswaram tonight.
It might be noted that 126 Indian fishermen who were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching into their waters were released on Monday by the Lankan court.