5 fishermen questioned for smuggling contraband to LTTE

June 4th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), June 4 (IANS) At least five of the 24 fishermen handed over to Indian Coast Guard officials by the Sri Lankan Navy are being interrogated for allegedly smuggling contraband to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), police said Wednesday. The five fishermen belong to three inland districts of Tamil Nadu. The Indian fishermen had been jailed in Sri Lanka May 14 following their arrest in Palk Bay by the Sri Lankan Navy, an official press communiqu

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