Tamil Diplomat

8 Navy men arrested for the death of a fisherman

Eight Navy men from the Karainagar Navy camp were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of causing the death to a fisherman from Eluvaitheevu.

Antony Jesuthasan (aged 60) of ward no.4, Eluvaitheevu, was badly injured when the boat he was fishing in the Eluvaitheevu sea area, was rammed by a Navy boat. His boat was damaged badly and he was also badly injured. He was admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital but succumbed his injuries. The relatives of the deceased had media complaint with the kayts police about the incident.