Maldivian Navy takes 11 Indian into custody

Chennai: Eleven Indian fishermen have been taken into custody by the Maldivian Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), officials said here today.

"All are from Kanyakumari district. We are looking into this issue," District Collector S Nagarajan told PTI. The fishermen had put out to sea off the Kerala coast last week and were to return ashore on February 25, official sources said.