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20 Pakistani men, three boats detained by ICG off Jakhau coast

As many as 20 Pakistani men have been detained and three boats have been seized from Indian waters near Jakhau on the west coast of Kutch district, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Officials said on Thursday.

Updated: Feb 24, 2011, 21:56 PM IST

Jamnagar: As many as 20 Pakistani men have been detained and three boats have been seized from Indian waters near Jakhau on the west coast of Kutch district, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Officials said on Thursday.

The boats were found in Indian waters about 36 nautical miles off the Okha coast yesterday.

According to ICG, the detained men are being brought to Okha, where they would be interrogated by various investigating agencies.
The three boats seized include `Al Rehman` with seven crew members, `Al Kausar` with seven and `Al Banar` with six persons on board.

PTI