first_imgSri Lanka Navy arrested 147 persons illegally bound for Australia in 2 multi-day trawlers on 28th August 2012. One of the trawlers named “Jethsameny” with 66 persons including 64 Tamils and 2 Sinhalese on board was intercepted 22 nautical miles off Beruwala and the other named “Panchali Duwa 4” with 81 persons including 59 Tamils and 22 Sinhalese on board was intercepted 20 nautical miles off Chilaw.The arrested persons are residents of Jaffna, Mullaithivu, Trincomalee, Vavuniya, Batticaloa, Kilinochchi, Chilaw, Puttlam, Colombo, Negombo, Kurunegala and Mannar. All were brought to Modara Fisheries Harbour to be handed over to the CID for further investigations.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, August 28, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy View post tag: Bound August 28, 2012 View post tag: 2 View post tag: Trawlers View post tag: Illegally Sri Lanka Navy Apprehends 2 Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Bound for Australia View post tag: Lanka View post tag: Apprehends View post tag: Navy View post tag: Sri View post tag: Naval View post tag: Australia View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Multi-Day Back to overview,Home naval-today Sri Lanka Navy Apprehends 2 Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Bound for Australia Share this articlelast_img

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