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Ministry Trying To Secure Release Of SL Fishermen

Jul 2, 2011 7:19:51 AM - thesundayleader.lk

Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Ministry is currently discussing with Indian authorities to secure the release of 62 Sri Lankan fishermen.

A majority of the Sri Lankan fishermen in Indian custody have reportedly been produced before court.

The Sri Lankan government is now trying to secure their release along with seven trawlers.

Meanwhile, 23 Indian fishermen who were taken into custody by the Indian Navy have been released.