Indian Coast Guard hands over Bangladesh boat to Sundarban police
Indian Coast Guard

New Delhi: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) On Friday handed over a Bangladeshi fishing boat carrying illegal textile consignments to Sundarban police in West Bengal for a joint investigation.

In an intelligence-driven sea-air coordinated operation, the ICG, on Tuesday, intercepted the boat called ‘Nurani’ near the Indo-Bangladesh international maritime boundary line.

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“Nurani’s crew beached and fled in shallow waters on being intercepted,” the ICG tweeted on Thursday.

Meanwhile, on Friday, the ICG said on Twitter, “Today, Bangladesh fishing boat Nurani with illegal textile consignment handed over by @IndiaCoastGuard to local police #Sunderban #WestBengal for a joint investigation.”

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