10 Sri Lankan fishermen caught off Chennai coastApril 11th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Ten Sri Lankan fishermen were Friday arrested off the Chennai coast and detained for questioning. The Sinhala-speaking fishermen were on two mechanised boats that were flying “fake” Indian flags, said a fishermen’s body spokesman, Bharati.
“Indian fishermen have spotted more such craft, around 100, operating near Chennai. Security concerns have become acute because a few of the Sri Lankan nationals speak Tamil,” he said.