first_img Navy Arrests 29 Indian Fishermen February 17, 2014 The arrested fishermen and trawlers were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Jaffna for legal action. SLN was compelled to make the arrest since the Indian fishermen were poaching well within the Sri Lanka’s territorial waters despite the recent talks held between the two neighboring countries and breaching the pledges of refraining from crossing the IMBL and bottom trawling.[mappress]Press Release, February 17, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy View post tag: 29 View post tag: Indian Share this article Naval vessels attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 29 Indian fishermen and 7 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in bottom trawling in the seas off Delft on 12th February 2014. View post tag: Fishermen View post tag: Arrests View post tag: News by topic Back to overview,Home naval-today Navy Arrests 29 Indian Fishermen View post tag: Navy View post tag: Navallast_img read more