Pakistani boat with 9 crew members captured by Indian Coast Guard from Arabian Sea

The Indian Coast Guard, on Friday, apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members from the Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast, officials said.

PTI March 25, 2017 18:01:27 IST
Pakistani boat with 9 crew members captured by Indian Coast Guard from Arabian Sea

Bhuj (Guj): The Indian Coast Guard, on Friday, apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members from the Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast, officials said.

Pakistani boat with 9 crew members captured by Indian Coast Guard from Arabian Sea

Representational image. Reuters

"A Pakistani boat with nine crew members, which had entered the Indian waters, was seized by a Coast Guard vessel off Jakhau coast of Kutch district today," the Coast Guard officials said.

"The boat and and the Pakistani crew members have been brought to Jakhau port and the crew members are being interrogated by the security agencies," they added.

Last month, the BSF had apprehended four abandoned Pakistani fishing boats near Sir Creek in Kutch district on the Indo-Pak border during an extensive search operation in that area.

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