Fishing in foreign waters

Ongoing issue between nations’ fishing fleets.

Caught in the net: Fishing in foreign waters

KARACHI: The wrinkles on his forehead appeared deeper, each time Chunni Laal, with squinting eyes, peeked out of the paramilitary truck. It had been a few hours since the vehicle had arrived at the courtyard of city courts. Laal sat idly, crouched, mumbling some prayers. So did 26 others.

Twenty-seven Indian fishermen were brought to the city courts on Monday by the Docks police. They looked grim as a police guard told them that they were to be presented before the judge for breaching into Pakistani territory in open waters.

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