12 of the fishermen had been arrested before for the same violation, said the PMSA.
Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said that detection of an Indian submarine near Pakistani waters in time was a testament to Pakistan Navy’s operational preparedness and professionalism.
Arrested fishermen were handed over to docks police station after initial investigation.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in an action in open sea arrested five Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters and doing illegal fishing. The spokesman of the PMSA said boat of fishermen had also been taken into custody. Arrested fishermen were handed over to docks police station after initial investigation. In August last year, at least nine Pakistani fishermen were taken into custody by Indian Coast Guard after they allegedly crossed over to the Indian territorial waters in the…