16 Indian fishermen held in Pakistan | world | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Sep 24, 2017-Sunday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

16 Indian fishermen held in Pakistan

Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested for entering Pakistan's territorial waters, authorities said.

world Updated: Sep 13, 2009 12:32 IST

Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested for entering Pakistan's territorial waters, authorities said on Sunday.

Maritime Security Agency (MSA) caught the 16 Indian fishermen over violation of Pakistan's sea limits and their three vessels were also taken into custody, Geo TV reported.

An MSA spokesman said 16 Indian fishermen onboard three vessels were arrested after they intruded into the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) within Pakistan sea limits.

After preliminary investigation, the fishermen will be shifted to Docks police station in Karachi, he said.