Rameswaram (TN), Jul9 - A court in Sri Lanka today ordered release of ten Tamil Nadu fishermen who were taken into custody by Lankan Navalmen on July one, a top fisheries official said.
The Fishermen and their boats would be handedover to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime boundary line today or tomorrow,Assistant Director of Fisheries A.Karithikeyan told newsmen here.
The fishermen, who put to sea from here, had strayed into the Lankan waters due to strong winds and rough sea. Mannar Judicial Magistrate Anthony Pillai Jutesen warned the fishermen to be careful in future before ordering their release, he said. PTI