Their application seeking discharge blames Coast Guard, contests police claim that their boat was ‘unseaworthy’.
Indian and Pakistan marine security agencies often capture fishing boats for crossing into their respective maritime boundary.
At present, the ICG fleet has 116 surface platforms and 62 air assets.
In April, the Coast Guard claimed to have seized a Pakistani boat with a heroin consignment.
Satellite set, Pakistani ID card seized; Kerala police interrogating crew
After searches by submarine, ships, helicopters fail to find wreckage, families have been walking kilometres along the shorelines of Tamil Nadu.
Under the new policy, 15 parameters have been laid down where inputs from security agencies will be sought.
The Dornier plane with three crew members went missing on June 8 along Tamil Nadu’s coastline during a routine maritime surveillance sortie
Deputy Commandant Suresh Subash was one of the three officers onboard the ill-fated plane that went missing on June 8 while on a routine sortie.
Besides this, a multi-coloured sheen of oil, indicating leakage, was detected at a site believed to be near the location where the Air Traffic Control (ATC) lost contact with the Dornier.
Al Yashir is registered in the name of an individual named Shauqat, a fisherman based in Karachi’s Hazira Port.
The Coast Guard officials remain tight lipped about the second boat which was let go since it had nothing in it.
Sources said the operation was carried out by a joint team of the Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy.
The police were told that another vessel named MV Abdulla, Yemeni-flagged, had run aground in the vicinity.
Gujarat Maritime Boar (GMB) officials posted in Alang confirmed the the vessel had sunk.