Stalin writes to exterior affairs minister in the hunt for leave of 12 TN fishermen detained in Maldives | Chennai Information newsfragment.com

TUTICORIN: Important minister M Okay Stalin has written to exterior affairs minister S Jaishankar urging him to jerk steps to accumulation the leave of 12 fishermen from Tamil Nadu who have been arrested via the Maldives coast safeguard not too long ago.
“The fishermen ventured for fishing on October 1 from Tharuvaikulam fish landing centre, Tuticorin, in a mechanised fishing boat bearing the registration number IND–TN–12–MM-6376.It is reported that they were detained by the Maldives coast guard on October 23 near the Thinadhoo Island,” Stalin stated.
The CM appealed to the Union minister to take in the topic with the government within the Maldives via suitable diplomatic channels to accumulation the leave of the fishermen and their fishing boat on the earliest.
The tuna liner was once detained within the Maldives on fees of fishing in territorial waters of that nation. Boat proprietor Michael Backiaraj of Tharuvaikulam and the team are all set to seem prior to a Maldivian court docket on Monday. Fishermen associations had been hard the leave of the arrested fishermen.




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