The Indian Coast Guard on Thursday, in a ‘swift sea-air coordinated operation’, intercepted three suspected boats off Minicoy Island in Lakshadweep.
Heavy arms and ammunition were seized.
“In a swift sea-air coordinated operation, ICG intercepted 03 suspected boats off #Minicoy Island carrying 05 AK-47 rifles with 1000 live rounds and 300 Kg of Heroin. Boats being escorted to the nearest port for further joint investigation,” an official statement said.
More details awaited.