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Devananda Says Indian Fishermen Have Apologized

Feb 16, 2011 10:03:09 AM - thesundayleader.lk

Minister Douglas Devananda says the Indian fishermen who were arrested by the local authorities after entering into the Sri Lankan waters have apologized for their mistake.

EPDP Leader and Traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Minister Devananda has told the media that the Indian fishermen have accepted their fault and have sought a pardon from the Sri Lankan authorities.

He made this statement after visiting the Indian fishermen who were arrested last evening.

According to Devananda, the Indian fishermen have asked the local authorities to facilitate their return to India.