Coast Guard interdicts Russian vessel trying to flee

The Coast Guard on Tuesday evening intercepted a Russian vessel, MV Sevastopol, around 110 nautical miles away from the North West of the Mumbai coast.

Mumbai: The Coast Guard on Tuesday evening intercepted a Russian vessel, MV Sevastopol, around 110 nautical miles away from the North West of the Mumbai coast.

The intercepted vessel was reportedly under order of arrest by the Madras High Court following a commercial dispute and was trying to flee in order to circumvent judicial proceedings.

Later, a Dornier aircraft was launched by coast guard officials, who successfully found the Russian vessel off Mumbai.