Interdictions

2019

Seizure of 194 Packets of Heroin


In a Joint Operation by Indian Coast Guard and DRI, a Pakistani fishing boat was apprehended by Indian Coast Guard on 21 May 19 with 06 Pakistani nationals and 217.4 Kgs of heroin was recovered from the boat. The total value of contraband in international market has been estimated to be Rs. 1000 Crores.

 

Seizure of Narcotics at Sea Off Sri Lanka


On 10 Jul 19, based on information from Indian Coast Guard, Sri Lankan Navy has apprehended a fishing boat with approximately 60 Kg of narcotics.

 

2017

Seizure of 3500 Kg Heroin


On 29 Jul 17 At 1235 Hrs, Indian Coast Guard Ship apprehended one panama registered vessel (MV Henry) alongwith 08 Indian crew. The Indian Coast Guard Ship escorted the vessel to Porbandar. During the investigation, approx 1526 Packets (1445 Kgs approx) of Narcotics (Heroin) in sealed condition were found hidden in the vessel. The seized contraband was handed over to the NCB.

2016

Seizure of 17.050 Kg Ganja


In a joint operation with IB and Customs, the Indian Coast Guard seized 17.050 kg of ganja at Forth Island. On carrying out rummaging, the 08 packets each weighing approx 02 Kg were found to be containing ‘Ganja’ buried under sand. The seized contraband was handed over to the Custom Authorities.

2015

Interdiction of Contraband Worth Rs. 1 Crore


In a coordinated operation, ICG units deployed in the Arabian Sea, intercepted a suspected dhow in Jun 15. On boarding and subsequent rummaging, it was revealed that the dhow was carrying Contraband with an estimated value of Rs. 1.0 Crore in International Market.

Apprehension of 232 Kgs of Heroin


In a joint operation with the Indian Navy in Apr 2015, the Indian Coast Guard interdicted a boat with 08 foreign crew carrying 232 packets of heroin (approx 1 Kg each).

Apprehension of 20 Kgs of Sea Cucumber


In Jun 15, an Indian Coast Guard unit whilst on patrol in the Bay of Bengal, apprehended a fishing boat along with five fishermen involved in poaching of Sea Cucumber, which is a banned species under Wild Life Act 1972. The apprehended boat and crew along with 20 kgs of Sea Cucumber was handed over to State Authorites.

Apprehension of 8300 Kgs of Sea Cucumber


In Oct 15, whilst on patrol, an Indian Coast Guard unit apprehended one foreign fishing boat along with
14 fishermen, involved in poaching of 4300 Kgs of Sea Cucumbers (Endangered Species). On the same day, the same Indian Coast Guard unit apprehended one more foreign fishing boat along with 15 fishermen, involved in poaching of 4000 Kgs Sea Cucumbers.

Seizure of 23 Bags of Ganja


In Jun 15, an Indian Coast Guard unit whilst on patrol in the Bay of Bengal, sighted and recovered 23 white coloured Gunny bags from the coastline.On carrying out rummaging, the 23 bags each weighing approx 30 Kg were found to be containing ‘Ganja’. The seized contraband was handed over to the Custom Authorities.

 

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