Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency arrested 30 Indian fishermen

Vastavam web: Pakistan’s maritime authorities today arrested 30 Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in the country’s territorial waters, bringing the total number of Indian fishermen detained this year to 304.A spokesman for the Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) said that 30 Indian fishermen were detained and their five boats were seized.The detained fishermen were later handed over to the Docks police for further legal procedures.The latest arrests come at a time when tensions between the two countries are escalating over various issues.Today’s arrests come just one week after the PMSA had on April 27 detained 29 Indian fishermen and seized five boats.On March 26, the PMSA had arrested 100 Indian fishermen and seized 19 boats while in early March some 85 Indian fishermen were arrested and sent to jail.On January 27, the Maritime Security Agency had arrested 60 Indian fishermen and seized 10 boats.