Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat with heroin worth Rs 6 bn….reports Asian Lite News

 Ahmedabad: Heroin, valued at Rs 3,500 crore, that was seized by the Indian Coast Guard from a ship off the coast of Gujarat on July 30, 2017. (Photo: IANS) by . In a major operation on the high seas, the Indian Coast Guard on early Tuesday seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore in the international market, an official said.

Following a tip-off on Monday evening, the Coast Guard seized the Pakistani vessel, “Al Madina”, and detained its crew for interrogation, a Coast Guard spokesman said.

The 13-member crew of an Indian fishing vessel which was in the vicinity to receive the contraband has also been arrested.



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