Rs.10 million worth of nets were damaged when the transgressing Indian fishermen were trawling in the Northern seas on Sunday. Affected fishermen had complained to Northern Provincial Council Member, Sugirthan, who in turn had complained to deputy Indian Consular, Moorthy, who accepted this complaint and had promised that, compensation would be paid to the affected Fishermen.
The fishermen had said that, the Indian fishermen had intruded up to 6 Km. into Sri Lankan waters. This had been informed to the Navy Commander also.