86 Indians arrested from Sri Lanka: Amore

Colombo, 4 May

The Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 86 Indians in 11 fishing boats for allegedly trying to enter its waters illegally. The Navy says surveillance has been increased in response to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic in the country. It has increased patrolling in the North and West Seas to curb illegal migrants from other countries, including India. Fifteen days ago, the Sri Lankan Navy arrested 21 Indians on four boats. -PTI

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