Printed:October 31, 2017 5:34 am
The Border Safety Power (BSF) on Monday apprehended a Pakistani fisherman and his boat close to Harami Nala in Kutch district of Gujarat, official sources stated. The fishermen was discovered intruding about two km into Indian territory. “The Pakistani was present in the identical space the place few Pakistanis and their boats have been seized final month,” a senior BSF official instructed The Indian Categorical.
The Pakistani nationwide has been recognized as Sartaj Ibrahim, a resident of Badin district of the Sindh province of the neighbouring nation, the official added. In September, about 5 fishermen within the age group of 19-20 years have been caught together with 21 fishing boats. The BSF needed to open hearth whereas apprehending the intruders.
“Aside from fishing nets and a few fish we didn’t get well something,” the official added concerning the Pakistani who was noticed round 12.10 pm by a BSF patrol. In a associated growth, the Indian Coast Guard, which has been conserving surveillance close to the maritime boundary off the Gujarat coast close to Kutch following the seize of a number of Indian fishermen by the Pakistan Maritime Safety Company lately, managed to free an Indian fishing boat.
Based on a launch by the Defence PRO for Gujarat, the incident befell on October 27, when the Coast Guard Ship ‘Ankit’ positioned a Gujarat-registered boat ‘Al Sha Asht Husen’ close to the IMBL. “The boat was reportedly within the custody of a Pakistan MSA ship. On steady persuasion, the Pakistani counterparts launched the boat with warning,” it stated. In one other growth, Coast Guard rescued 9 fishermen stranded within the mid sea off Pipavav port in Amreli on October 28.
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