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Sri Lankan court extends remand of 11 Tamil Nadu fishermen till Dec 9

india Updated: Nov 28, 2016 14:32 IST
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A fisherman stands on his boat on a beach near Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu. (Reuters file photo)

A Sri Lankan court on Monday extended till December 9 the remand of 11 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for allegedly fishing in the island nation’s territorial waters.

The Oorkavalthurai court in Sri Lanka, extended the judicial custody of the fishermen till December 9, Rameswaram Fishermen’s Association President P Sesuraja said.

The 11 fishermen from this island town were arrested on November 18 by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Neduntheevu and lodged in Yalpanam prison there, he said.

The naval personnel had also taken away their two mechanised boats, he added.