Three Pakistani fishing boats seized off Gujarat coast

December 2nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad , Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Thursday seized three Pakistani boats with 21 fishermen on board as they entered Indian territorial waters in the Gulf of Kutch off the Gujarat coast, police said.

The arrested fishermen have been handed over to the Okha marine police in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district for further investigation, the police said.

One boat with seven Pakistani fishermen was seized in the same area last week off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district.

In July too, a Pakistani vessel was caught in the Indian waters off the Gujarat coast with eight people on board.

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