Indian Coast Guard arrest 5 Sri Lankan fishermen and boat

Indian Coast Guard arrest 5 Sri Lankan fishermen and boat

October 14, 2015   02:39 pm

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A Sri Lankan fishing boat along with the 5 crew on board was apprehended by the Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajveer off Vakalapudi coast with 700 kg of fish on Tuesday. 

The boat namely Indunil was apprehended for violation of Section 3/10 (fishing without license) and 7/14 of Maritime Zone of India Act, 1981 (entering Indian EEZ without stowing fishing gear in the prescribed manner), according to a statement issued by the Coast Guard Commander (CG District No. 6).

The apprehended boat will be handed over to the local police authority at Kakinada.

Source: The Hindu

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