ICG Seizes Pak Boat With 10 Crew Member From Gujarat Coast Guard

Ahemdabad: The Indian Coast Guard seized a Pakistan boat with 10 crew members on board in the India waters off the Gujarat coast, a state defence spokesperson said on Sunday,.

Pak Boat Found 11 Km Inside Indian Waters, Tried To Flee From Coast Guard

The boat, named ‘Yaseen,’ was caught by an ICG ship during an operation on Saturday night, the official said.

“The Indian Coast Guard ship Ankit apprehended Pakistani boat ‘Yaseen’ with 10 crew in Indian waters at Arabian Sea during night ops on 08 Jan. Boat being brought to Porbandar for further interrogation,” the official said in a tweet.

There has been a rise in cases of such boats being used to smuggle drugs through the state coast.

On September 15 last year, the ICG had in a similar operation caught a Pakistani boat with 12 crew members in the Indian waters off the Gujarat coast.

On December 20 last year, a Pakistani fishing boat with six crew members and carrying 77 kg of heroin worth around ₹ 400 crore was caught in the Indian waters off the Gujarat coast by the ICG in a joint operation with the state Anti- Terrorist Squad.

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