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India Releases Sri Lankan Fishermen

Feb 19, 2011 8:53:04 AM - thesundayleader.lk

Indian officials have handed 21 Sri Lankan fishermen who were in Indian custody to the Sri Lanka Navy today (19).

The Indian Coast Guard had handed over the 21 fishermen to the Sri Lanka Navy at the Indo-Lanka Maritime border in the afternoon.

The 21 Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested when they had entered into India waters. Their release comes soon after the Sri Lankan authorities released 136 Indian fishermen who were arrested within a period of one week.