40 Indian fishermen arrested, 7 boats impounded by Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency

As many as 40 Indian fishermen were arrested and seven boats impounded by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency from the International Maritime Boundary Line off Jakhau Port in the Arabian Sea late on Thursday night.

ANI| Updated: Feb 20, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

New Delhi: As many as 40 Indian fishermen were arrested and seven boats impounded by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency from the International Maritime Boundary Line off Jakhau Port in the Arabian Sea late on Thursday night.

According to National Fish Workers Forum Secretary Manish Lodhari, many more boats might have been captured than reported so far.

According to reports, out of seven fishing boats, six were from Okha Port while one from Porbandar.

More than 60 Indian fishermen along with 14 boats were arrested by the Pakistani Marine Security Agency in January.