Tamil Diplomat

Southern Fishermen trespass Mullaitheevu seas

The President of the Fisheries Union Anthonypillai Mariarasa said yesterday that the Southern Fishermen were engaged in illegal Fishing in the coastal area of Mullaitheevu.

He said, “The Indian trawlers do not enter our territorial waters as before, but on the contrary the Southern Fishermen trespass our seas.”

Around 120 Southern fishermen engage in illegal fishing daily causing great hardship to the Mullaitheevu fishermen.

“We have lodged our protest in this context to the NPC chief minister C.V. Wigneswaran”, Anthonpillai Mariarasa said.