The ten Pakistani fishermen who had been apprehended by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for allegedly violating territorial waters of India on Saturday, had been delivered to Porbandar and handed over to native police on Monday morning.
ICG ship Ankit had intercepted and interdicted Pakistani fishing boat Al Yaseen late on Saturday night for allegedly crossing over to the Indian facet of the notional Worldwide Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) on the Arabian sea off Gujarat coast. The Coast Guard ship towed the fishing trawler to Porbandar on Monday morning and handed over 10 fishermen who had been aboard it to Porbandar district police.
The Pakistani fishermen detained by Porbandar police have been recognized as Hassan Katiyar (33), Abdul Sattar Katiyar, (20), Gulam Hussain (40), Ahmed Katiyar (45), Guddu (20), Arab (50), Makbul (20), Gulam Hussain Katiyar (25), and two teenager boys aged 13 and 14 respectively.
An offence has been registered in opposition to the Pakistani fishermen at Navi Bandar Marine Police station in Porbandar which has jurisdiction over India’s unique financial zone off Gujarat coats.
Coast Guard sources stated that warning photographs had been fired as Ahmad Katiyar, tandel (captain) of Al Yasin tried to flee in direction of to the Pakistan facet of the notional IMBL. Sources stated that ICGS Ankit seen the Pakistani fishing boat fishing within the Indian territorial waters. “As an alternative of giving sufficient visible warning to cease the boat, tandel stored manoeuvring the boat at excessive velocity in an effort to escape. Thereafter, warning photographs of sign pistol had been fired throughout the bows of the boat. At round 1930 hours, Al-Yaseen was apprehended,” stated sources.