India raises killing of Indian fisherman with Sri Lanka1 min read . Updated: 07 Mar 2017, 01:02 PM IST
The Sri Lankan Navy has promised a full and thorough investigation
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.
“Government of India is deeply concerned over the killing of an Indian fisherman. Our High Commissioner 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 on Monday allegedly while he was fishing in a mechanized boat at a short distance off Katchatheevu islet.