45 Indian fishermen held in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The Pakistani maritime security agency has arrested 45 Indian fishermen for fishing in the country’s waters, an official said.

The Indian fishermen were arrested while fishing in Pakistani limits of the Arabian sea on Tuesday, Dawn online quoted a police official as saying.

A total of five boats were also seized. “We were later given their custody and they would be produced in court on Wednesday,” the official said.

Cases have been registered against the detained Indian fishermen under Sections 3/4 of the Foreigners’ Act and 3/9 of the Fisheries Act.

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