FIR against 10 Pakistan maritime security personnel after fisherman killed in firing off Gujarat coast

The Gujarat Police have enlisted a FIR on charges of homicide and endeavor to kill against 10 work force of the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) after they terminated at an Indian fishing boat in the Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast, killing a group part and harming another, an authority said on Monday.

The FIR was enlisted on Sunday night at Navi Bandar police headquarters in Porbandar area, which has regional locale past 12 nautical miles off the Gujarat coast, under Indian Penal Code Sections 302 (murder), 307 (endeavor to kill) and 114 (abettor present when offense is submitted), and important arrangements of the Arms Act, the authority said.

According to the FIR, ten unidentified PMSA staff, five each installed two boats, are blamed for starting to shoot at the Indian fishing boat ‘Jalpari’ at around 4 pm Saturday, killing one Sridhar Ramesh Chamre (32), an angler from Palghar region in Maharashtra.

Another angler, named Dilip Solanki (34), who hailed from Diu, was harmed in the terminating. He is going through treatment at a clinic in Okha seaside town of Devbhumi Dwarka locale in Gujarat.

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There were seven group individuals on the fishing boat.

India has taken genuine note of the unjustifiable terminating by PMSA and will take up the issue carefully with the Pakistan side, official sources in Delhi prior said.

In his grievance, Solanki said seven anglers on board ‘Jalpari’ were occupied with fishing exercises in the Indian waters close to the global limit when 10 PMSA faculty locally available two boats started shooting, killing one of the anglers and harming another.

The dead angler’s body was brought to Okha on Sunday, and the FIR was enlisted around evening time in Porbandar based on an objection by Solanki, the authority said.

The boat had cruised from Okha for fishing exercises on October 25 with seven anglers locally available, two of whom were from Maharashtra, four from Gujarat and one from Diu (in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu), authorities said. PTI

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