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Pak says arrested 18 Indian fishermen

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

on Wednesday said it had arrested 18 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in Pakistani waters.

The operation was carried out by Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), according to an of the agency.

He said "18 Indian fishermen were arrested and their two shipping boats confiscated".

He said that after initial investigation the fishermen were handed over to police which registered cases for illegally entering into Pakistani waters.

and regularly arrest each other's fishermen who inadvertently enter into their waters. They languish in jails until they are set free on occasions.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 22:25 IST