Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested today and their boat impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

The incident occurred this morning when five fishermen from Thangachimadam were fishing near Katchatheevu, rounded up by the Lankan Navy and taken to Thalaimannar in the island nation, police said.

Fisherman/Source; PTI

On March 26, 12 fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters.

(Feature image source: PTI)