Indian Coast Guards apprehend 6 Pakistan nationals from Indian waters

The Pakistani boat 'Sindh Singhar', six crew members and the 300 kg fish has been handed over to the local Marine Police for further investigation. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 30, 2017, 04.14 AM (IST)

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has apprehended a Pakistan boat comprising of six crew on Friday. 

The Pakistan nationals have been arrested for illegally fishing in Indian waters. 

The ICG spotted the ship while it was patrolling close to International Maritime Boundary Line. 

The Pakistani boat 'Sindh Singhar', six crew members and the 300 kg fish has been handed over to the local Marine Police for further investigation. 

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The arrest has come after Pakistan released 144 Indian fishermen via the Attari border on humanitarian grounds.

The fishermen had allegedly entered and fished in Islamabad's territorial waters.