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Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani fishing boat

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani fishing boat

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani fishing boat
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On the night of 14 September 2021, Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Rajratan', while on surveillance mission apprehended a Pakistani boat named 'Allah Pawawakal' in Indian waters with 12 crew.

The ICG Ship under the command of Commandant(JG) Gaurav Sharma, challenged and the boarding party of the Ship, despite rough and adverse weather conditions, was tasked to board the boat. The boat has now been brought to Okha for further joint investigation by appropriate agencies.

It may be noted that the Indian Coast Guard, during last four days has saved seven fishermen from a sinking boat in a night operation undertaken by helicopter, and also provided six inflatable boats along with relief teams to augment HADR efforts of State Government in areas of incessant rains.

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