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Pakistani boat apprehended in Gujarat; heroin worth Rs 280 crore seized

By Jasleen Kaur -- April 25, 2022 1:31 pm -- Updated:April 25, 2022 1:31 pm

Ahmedabad, April 25: The Indian Coast Guard and the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad have apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members on board in the Arabian Sea near the state coast and seized heroin worth Rs 280 crore from the vessel, a defence spokesperson said on Monday.

The Indian Coast Guard ships intercepted and apprehended the Pakistani boat 'Al Haj' when it ventured into the Indian waters, the spokesperson said in a statement.

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Officials found heroin worth Rs 280 crore on the boat. The boat and its crew members have been brought to Jakhau port in Gujarat's Kutch district for further investigation.

Further details are awaited.

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Pakistani boat apprehended in Gujarat; heroin worth Rs 280 crore seized

-PTC News

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