Pakistan agency apprehends 3 Indian fishermen

The PMSA initially apprehended all the 46 fishermen and eight boats, but later released 43 of them along with five boats.

Last Updated: Feb 23, 2012, 22:18 PM IST

Jamnagar: The Pakistani Marine Security Agency (PMSA) has apprehended three Indian fishermen and seized three boats from near the international marine border in the Arabian sea near Jhakhau in Kutch, police said.
The incident took place when 46 fishermen in eight boats from Probander and Okha were fishing in the Arabian sea near the Indo-Pak marine border yesterday, they said.
The PMSA initially apprehended all the 46 fishermen and eight boats, but later released 43 of them along with five boats, the fishermen who returned from sea told the police.

They further said that two boats got damaged in mid sea and drowned, while one boat went missing.

The 43 fishermen who returned to Okha port near here were being questioned by various agencies including Coast Guard, Customs and other intelligence agencies, police said.

PTI