Indian Navy Seizes Drugs Worth Rs 3,000 Crore From Fishing Boat Off Kerala
The Indian Navy today seized over 300 kg of narcotic substances from a fishing vessel in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Kochi in Kerala. The approximate value of the seized narcotics is estimated to be Rs 3,000 crore in the international market, the Navy said.
Naval Ship Suvarna, on surveillance patrol in the Arabia Sea, intercepted a fishing vessel with suspicious movements and conducted a boarding and searching operation which led to the seizure.
The boat and its crew of at least five were escorted to the nearest post in Kochi for further investigation.