Tamil Diplomat

Sri Lanka releases 15 Indian fishermen

15 Indian fishermen were released by the Sri Lankan government on Friday. They had been in the custody of Sri Lanka. With this release, it is reported that no more Indian fishermen are in Lankan custody.

The release comes a day ahead of the visit of External Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s visit to India tomorrow. Indian High Commission is to take steps for their repatriation.