MARITIME SECURITY AGENCY

  • Pakistan detains 29 Indian fishermen September 27, 2014

    Islamabad: At least 29 Indian fishermen were on Saturday arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly entering the country's territorial waters. The fishermen were arrested by Maritime Security Agency (MSA) officials, who also confiscated their five boats during a routine patrol. The fishermen were almost 10 kilometres inside Pakistan territorial waters...
  • Pakistan releases 55 Indian fishermen August 16, 2012

    Islamabad/Karachi: Pakistan on Wednesday released 55 Indian fishermen, including 15 teenagers, from a jail in the southern port city of Karachi as a "goodwill gesture" on the occasion of India's Independence Day. The fishermen, most of them from Gujarat, were released from the Malir jail and put on buses for Lahore,...
  • 23 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan April 4, 2012

    Karachi: Twentythree Indian fishermen were arrested and four of their boats seized for fishing "illegally" in Pakistani territorial waters, an official said. The Indian fishermen were arrested after being warned twice that they had entered into Pakistan's territorial waters and were fishing there illegally, a spokesman for the Pakistan Maritime Security...
  • Pakistan Navy captures 22 Indian fishermen January 29, 2012

    Islamabad: Twenty two Indian fishermen have been arrested for fishing in Pakistani territorial waters off the coast of Karachi, reports say. The fishermen were arrested on Saturday by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported. Four of their boats were also seized. The Indians were handed over to...
  • Pakistan arrests 31 Indian fishermen January 22, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized 14 boats for allegedly violating the country's maritime boundary, an official said on Sunday. The fishermen were detained by the Maritime Security Agency (MSA) during routine patrolling yesterday, a spokesman for the agency said. Fourteen Indian boats with 31 crew members were...