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Fisherman's killing: India raises issue with Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe

Concerned Over The Killing Of Its Fisherman Allegedly By The Sri Lankan Navy, India On Tuesday Raised The Issue With Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Mar 2017, 02:48:48 PM
India has raised the issue of fisherman killing with SL PM (File pic: PTI)

New Delhi:

Concerned over the killing of its fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, India on Tuesday raised the issue with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The government is “deeply concerned” over the killing of the Indian fisherman and the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has taken up the matter with the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, sources here said.

The Sri Lankan Navy has promised a full and thorough investigation, they said.

Bridgo, 22, from Thangachimadam in central Rameswaram of Tamil Nadu was shot dead yesterday allegedly while he was fishing in a mechanised boat at a short distance off Katchatheevu islet. 

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First Published : 07 Mar 2017, 02:44:00 PM

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