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Indian fishermen released

[Hindu, Friday, 18 February 2011 13:42 No Comment]

All the Indian fishermen held in Sri Lanka have been ordered released. They were being escorted to the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) to be handed over to the Indian authorities, sources said.

One hundred and twelve Indian fishermen who were caught off the Jaffna coast on Tuesday, were produced before a Jaffna Magistrate and were remanded to judicial custody for 14 days. Another 24 were arrested on Wednesday.

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