Pak arrests 22 Indian fishermen for violating maritime boundary

March 19th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) of Pakistan has arrested 22 Indian fishermen for fishing inside Pakistani territorial waters.

MSA spokesperson Lieutenant Commander Naeem said the fishermen were arrested while fishing in the exclusive economic zone on Friday, the Daily Times reported.

Their fishing vessel has also been seized by the MSA.

All the fishermen will be handed over to police after initial interrogation.

There have been numerous incidents of Indian fishermen been arrested by the Pakistani maritime force for violating the maritime boundary between the two countries. (ANI)

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