TN fishers’ body seeks probe into Lankan Navy sailor’s death

He urged the state government to exert pressure on the Centre to prevail upon the island nation to drop all charges and ensure the safe return of the ten fishermen.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 03, 2024 | 3:30 PMUpdatedJul 03, 2024 | 3:30 PM

Sri Lankan Navy arrests Tamil Nadu fishermen

Fishermen associations in Tamil Nadu expressed shock over Nagapattinam fishermen being held for causing the death of a Sri Lankan Navy sailor. The association demanded an impartial inquiry into the incident. A senior Fisheries Department official said talks were on at the embassy level.  Association president K Bharati said the sailor might have accidentally fallen to his death.

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