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.
The fishing trawler, made a distress call between 7 am and 8 am while their boat was operating some 70 km off Okha.
The dish has come to telegraphically signal ‘anti-national’.
The ferry boat ‘Navrang’, carrying 78 pilgrims, had got stranded after the engine sucked in a mud patch.
Of the 25,000 registered trawlers, only 1,000 have Automatic Identification System.
The wreckage and the bodies would help investigators reach some conclusion about the intention.
Indian Coast Guard commander, Kuldip Singh Sheoran claimed that the ICG ship had seen only one of the four suspects on board.
Chandubhai Bari (65) said he had no idea about the incident until he returned to port on Saturday morning.
ICG said that the crew of the boat didn’t resemble fishermen from their dressing style and carried no nets.
Aslam told the media that no boat from Karachi had gone to the open seas.
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All the six crew members are natives of Karachi and the boat was also made in Karachi for fishing.
The fishermen would be brought to Rameswaram by the Coast Guard personnel by evening, Kennedy said.
Jaitley said protection of territorial waters ensures a nation’s prosperity in which Coastguard has an important role to play.