22 Indian fishermen arrested off Qatar coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 22:18

New Delhi: As many as 22 Indian fishermen were arrested off the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais and India`s embassy in Doha is in touch with local authorities in the matter.

"22 Indian fishermen in seven boats were arrested of the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais. They are currently being detained at the Al Shawal police station," official sources said here on Tuesday.

They said "Indian Embassy in Doha is in touch with the local authorities and is extending all necessary assistance in the due legal process that is underway".
PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 22:18
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