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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.

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