Sri Lanka attacks on fishermen are a wake-up call to India

ON JANUARY 22, the Sri Lankan Navy intercepted an Indian fishing boat from Tamil Nadu. Two fishermen jumped into the sea, but 28year-old Jayakumar stayed on his boat. The two survivors told the authorities that a Sri Lankan Navy official climbed into the boat and tied a rope around Jayakumar’s neck. Then the naval vessel dragged the fisherman through the water, strangling him.

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