Pakistan arrests 59 Indian fishermen for poaching in the country's waters
At least 59 Indian fishermen were arrested in Pakistan for poaching in the country's waters, the media reported on Friday
Islamabad: At least 59 Indian fishermen were arrested in Pakistan for poaching in the country's waters, the media reported on Friday.
“The Indian fishermen were arrested by the Maritime Security Agency (MSA) on Thursday while they were fishing in the Pakistani limits of the Arabian Sea,” said a senior official.
Most of the arrested fishermen, he said, belonged to the Indian state of Gujarat.
The fresh arrest of Indian fishermen came days after the two countries released imprisoned fishermen.
On 6 March, Pakistan released around 87 Indian fishermen and then only after two weeks, on 20 March, it freed 86 more, who left for Lahore by train in the afternoon where they were handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah border.
On 17 March, nine Pakistani fishermen were freed by India after they had spent some 17 months in the Jamnagar jail in Gujarat
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The source said the PCB has now requested for the hearing to be held through a video link, but the CAS is yet to respond.
The PCB said squad members, match officials, duty doctors and security managers will be placed in bio-secure zones from the beginning of the season to ensure health and safety of players, officials and all other stakeholders.
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