Source: News Bharati English14 Apr 2016 15:15:53
New Delhi, March 14: Pakistan Navy detains 24 Indian Fishermen off Arabian Sea on Thursday afternoon. All the fishermen along the Porbandar coast were arrested and their four boats were seized.
The Indian Fishermen association has claimed it’s a case of kidnapping as they were not in the Maritime boundary of Pakistan. The arrested fishermen and boats were taken to Karachi. Further investigations are on and reports are awaited.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of three Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on Wednesday. They were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Abheek” at the International Maritime Boundary Line North of Kankasanthurai. Sri Lanka Coast Guard Craft “CG 48” was deployed for the mission.
The released fishermen were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Abheek' at the International Maritime Boundary Line north of Kankasanthurai. Sri Lanka Coast Guard Craft CG 48 was deployed for the mission.
Sri Lanka Navy also on Saturday assisted the repatriation of 96 Indian fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody by the courts recently, handing them over to the Indian authorities.