In the boat Rs. A senior ATS officer said that 40 kg of heroin worth Rs 200 crores was identified and seized. Apart from this, six Pakistani crew members in the boat were also detained.
Pakistani boat carrying drugs: Once again a large quantity of drugs was caught in Gujarat coast. In a joint operation by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad and the Indian Coast Guard, a Pakistani fishing boat was intercepted in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Gujarat on Wednesday. In the boat Rs. A senior ATS officer said that 40 kg of heroin worth Rs 200 crores was identified and seized. Apart from this, six Pakistani crew members in the boat were also detained. A joint team of Coast Guard and ATS intercepted a fishing boat carrying drugs in the middle of the sea near Jakhow port in Kutch district, the official said. It was revealed that heroin was being transported in a fishing boat in the sea.
Officials said that the heroin was brought to Gujarat by sea and then transported to Punjab by road. Officials said that Pakistan intercepted the boat based on the information.
Officials said that the captured boat has been seized and the crew is being interrogated. ATS and Coast Guard have also foiled such drug smuggling attempts in the past. Foreign nationals were also caught smuggling narcotics into India via the Gujarat coast.
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