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Coast Guard apprehends Indonesian Fishing Boat with 19 Crew from Andaman Sea

Port Blair, Dec 27 (UNI) In a swift Sea – Air coordinated operation, the Indian Coast
Guard has once again apprehended one Indonesian fishing boat with 19 crew which
was illegally fishing in Indian waters.
The apprehension was made on December 25 last and presently the boat and the
crew are being escorted to Port Blair for handing over to A&N Police.
The boat was first sighted by Coast Guard Dornier on patrol and Indian Coast Guard
Ship Vijit which was on patrol was diverted for investigation.
“The Indonesian boat was engaged in illegal fishing in the Indian Exclusive Economic
Zone which was in clear violation to the Maritime Zones of India Act 1981. On being
detected by the CG Dornier the fishing boat tried to evade apprehension and they
carried out evasive maneuvers to avoid apprehension,” Commandant Vivek, Public
Relations Officer of A & N Coast Guard region informed media at Port Blair.
However, the Coast Guard ship successfully intercepted the fleeing vessel salong
with its crew.
“The Coast Guard PRO added that Coast Guard ships and aircraft are on patrol 24x7,
monitoring activities in the Indian EEZ and protecting the sovereign rights of our country
within the Maritime Zones. In case of any violations of the Indian laws and regulations,
Indian Coast Guard units promptly take action against the defaulting vessels,” the PRO
added.
On December 20, last, in yet another swift sea – air coordinated operation Indian Coast
Guard Ship Aruna Asaf Ali had apprehended Six Myanmarese personnel with 371.6 KG
of banned drug Methaqualone, from Andaman Sea.
UNI SKR BM
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