Nine Indian fishermen were apprehended near the shore of the Delft Island by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday morning.
Sri Lankan Navy detains 9 Indian fishermen near Delft Island
The reason for their arrest is yet to be ascertained.
Notably, straying of Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen into each other's waters is a recurrent problem as territories on the sea are not clearly demarcated.
Further information is awaited.