Lankan court extends remand of 14 fishermen till July 17
Rameswaram (TN): A court in Sri Lanka today extended till July 17 the remand of 14 fishermen arrested on June 2 by the island nation’s naval personnel on charges of illegal fishing.
Their three boats had also been seized.
Fishermen’s Association President S Emerit said they were lodged in a prison in Mannar after their arrest.
They were produced before a court in that city today and later taken to a prison in Vavuniya, he said.