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Indian Coast Guard apprehended Sri Lankan boat with 5 fishermen near Kanniyakumari

Kanniyakumari: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Sunday said that it had apprehended a fishing boat with five Sri Lankans off the Kanniyakumari coast in Tamil Nadu.
In a sea-air coordinated operation, the Indian Coast Guard ship Shaurya apprehended a Sri Lankan fishing boat 74 nautical miles south of Kanyakumari. "In a sea-air coordinated operation Indian Coast Guard ship Shaurya apprehended Sri Lankan fishing boat IMULA 0628 NBO alongwith 05 crew, 74 nautical miles south of Kanyakumari," the ICG said in a tweet.
The ICG handed over the boat with five crew to the Coastal Security Group of Tuticorin for further investigation.
"Boat with 05 crew was handed over to Coastal Security Group, Tuticorin for further investigation," the Indian Coast Guard added.
Further investigation is underway. (ANI)

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