New Delhi (NVI): The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) along with the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) today apprehended a fishing boat carrying eight Pakistani nationals and 30 kg heroin, near Jakhau coast of Kutch district.
“The ICG in a joint operation with ATS Gujarat apprehended Pakistani boat PFB (Pakistani Fishing Boat) NUH with 08 Pak nationals & 30 Kg of heroin off Jakhau #Guajrat close to IMBL (international maritime boundary line) in Indian waters today,” the Indian Coast Guard said on Twitter.
@IndiaCoastGuard in a joint operation with ATS Gujarat apprehended #Pakistani boat PFB NUH with 08 Pak nationals & 30 Kg of heroin off Jakhau #Guajrat close to IMBL in Indian waters today. @drajaykumar_ias @SpokespersonMoD
— Indian Coast Guard (@IndiaCoastGuard) April 15, 2021
The boat was captured near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the Arabian Sea.
According to ATS, the value of the seized drug is around Rs 150 crore in the international market.