SLN abducts 10 Tamil Nadu fishermen on Raamesvaram Sea

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 12 September 2007, 06:55 GMT]
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) abducted ten fishermen in two boats Monday on Rameswaram Sea, representatives of the Raamesvaram Fisheries Societies said. Until Tuesday evening there is no information about the ten Tamil Nadu fishermen being produced at any courts in Sri Lanka, according to Raamesvaram sources.

Around 330 fishermen from Raamesvaram in Tamil Nadu had been fishing on Raamesvaram Sea Monday when SLN gunboats arrived at the spot had rounded up two boats and the fishermen on board.

SLN also opened fire on other fleeing fishemen but no injuries are reported.


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