Policemen escort arrested Indian fishermen at a police station in Karachi on January 17, 2011. — Photo by AFP

KARACHI: The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has arrested 48 Indian fishermen and seized eight boats for fishing illegally in Pakistani territorial waters.

A spokesman of MSA told APP here on Friday that the agency took action against Indian fishermen late on Thursday night.

He said the fishermen were interrogated and later handed over to the Docks police.

It was the fourth such seizure by the MSA in the month of September as a total 94 fishermen were arrested and 21 boats were seized, he added.

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