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TN fisherman’s body found washed ashore off Lanka coast

[TOI, Saturday, 6 August 2011 08:12 No Comment]

The body of a Tamil Nadu fisherman was found washed ashore in Talaimannar coast off Sri Lanka on Saturday, fisheries department officials said.

The deceased has been identified as A Leen from Kanyakumari district’s Melamuttom coastal village, U Arulanandham, President of the ‘Tamil Nadu Innocent Fishermen’s Welfare Association’, said.

He said he had received the information from Jaffna Bishop Risqus.

Leen had put to sea on July 20 and was missing since then. He had used only a catamaran to fish in the high seas.

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