10 arrested in TN over burning Prez. Sirisena's effigy


Indian Coast Guard seized a Sri Lankan fishing boat with six fishermen onboard for allegedly fishing in Indian waters.

The boat was spotted about 158 nautical miles north east off Chennai.

The boat was seized for violations under Maritime Zones of India Act 1981.

Meanwhile, Sri Lankan navy yesterday apprehended 33 fishermen from Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu State of India along with their five boats.

The fishermen were apprehended while they were fishing in the waters near Jaffna.

Meanwhile, Indian police took 10 persons into custody in Kumbakonam yesterday for attempting to burn an effigy of Sri Lankan President.