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Remand of fishermen extended till Feb 3


Rameswaram (TN): A court in Sri Lanka today extended till February 3 the remand of 15 fishermen, arrested on January 2 by naval personnel of the island nation off Katchathivu islet.

The fishermen were produced before the court at Puthalam, which extended their remand to that date, U Arulanandam, President of Pamban Innocent Fishermen’s Organisation said.

The 15 fishermen with three boats were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Jan 2 when they were fishing near Katchateevu and later lodged in prison at Neergolumbu.

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