Dhanushkodi (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 26 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday detained one Sri Lankan national from Tamil Nadu’s Dhanuskodi district for crossing the border. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Election 2021: DMK Likely to Allot 25 Seats to Congress, Final Pack to be Inked Today

The Sri Lankan national has been identified as Nataraja Siyamalan, 35, a resident of Talaimannar in Sri Lanka. Also Read - AIADMK Seals Poll Deal With BJP For Tamil Nadu Election, Allots Kanyakumari LS Seat, 20 MLA Segments

Siyamalan’s custody comes days after 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their waters near Katchatheevu Island. Also Read - Unable to Break Open ATM, Robbers Steal The Whole Machine in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur

The apprehended fishermen have been lodged in Jaffna prison in Sri Lanka.

The fishermen are natives of Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram and Mandapam districts. (ANI)

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