Four Nigerians Arrested Along Sri Lanka Sea Trying To Illegally Migrate To India

Six persons consisting of four Nigerians and two Sri Lankans have been arrested while trying to illegally migrate to India through the Northern seas.
The suspects were arrested by Sri Lanka naval personnel attached to a Coastal Patrol Vessel (CPV), during their patrol to curb illegal smuggling attempts in the territorial waters of the island.
According to the Navy, the CPV on patrol had spotted the suspicious trawler in the seas about 12 nautical miles North of Talaimannar lighthouse.
The Nigerian emigrants with two Sri Lankans aboard were heading to India during the time of the raid. Subsequently, the suspects were brought to Talaimannar.
Investigations revealed that the Nigerians aged between 26 and 42 while the Sri Lankans who were residents of Pesalai area in Mannar are aged 20 and 23.
The arrested suspects along with the trawler were handed over to Talaimannar Police, for further investigation.
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