12 Tamil Nadu fishermen still detained, 50 released

[TamilNet, Sunday, 09 March 2008, 08:17 GMT]
Twelve Indian fishermen with their four vessels are still being detained at Katpiddi police station. Fifty of sixty two Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) Saturday off Thalaivillu in the west coast sea when they allegedly strayed into the territorial waters of Sri Lanka, were released with two vessels, according to SLN spokesman Commander D.K.P.Dassanayake.

The 12 Indian fishermen after inquiry are to be produced in Katpiddi court Sunday, media reports quoted the SLN spokesman.


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