Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 57 Australia Bound Persons

first_img View post tag: Persons August 17, 2012 View post tag: Arrests Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 57 Australia Bound Persons View post tag: $57 View post tag: News by topic Share this article View post tag: Sri Back to overview,Home naval-today Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 57 Australia Bound Persons View post tag: Naval View post tag: Australia View post tag: Navy View post tag: Lanka Sri Lanka Navy arrested 57 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 16th August 2012.The trawler named “Pushpa Rejini” was intercepted 40 nautical miles off Pigeon Island in Trincomalee. Thirty-nine (39) men, eight (8) women and 10 children (6 boys and 4 girls) were among the arrested. They are residents of Trincomalee, Jaffna, Batticaloa and Mannar.The arrested persons that included 52 Tamils and 5 Sinhalese were brought to Trincomalee Harbour to be handed over to the CID for further investigations.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, August 17, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy View post tag: Boundlast_img

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