Pakistani court jails 20 Indian fishermen till April 28

Karachi, April 16 (IANS) Twenty Indian fishermen who were arrested for allegedly fishing in Pakistani waters were Thursday jailed by a court here till April 28.

The Indian fishermen were nabbed and their four boats – Poona Putra, Raj Mensi, Jal Ganga and Suneel Raj – were seized by the Maritime Security Agency on Monday, Geo TV reported.

Judge Nadeem Zafar Hashmi, before whom the police presented the Indian fishermen, remanded them to judicial custody. They were booked under the Foreigners Act and Fisheries Act.