Indian maritime law enforcement agency apprehended eight Pakistan nationals mid sea off Gujarat coast for drug trafficking on Thursday. The sleuths have recovered 30 kilogramme of heroin from their possession. Indian Coast Guard, a maritime law enforcement and search and rescue agency, spotted a Pakistani boat PFB NUH near international maritime boundary line after suspecting some suspicious activities. The Pakistani boat PFB NUH was asked to stop. The coast guard officials when checked the boat, there was eight Pakistani nationals and they were in possession of 30 kilogramme of heroin. The boat was taken over and the drug trafficker was immediately apprehended. The law enforcement agencies are now trying to identify the drug mafias behind it. A team from a forensic science laboratory has been called in to examine the contraband and ascertain its type. The coast guard official said that it was a joint operation with Gujarat Police’s Anti-terrorism squad. https://twitter.com/IndiaCoastGuard/status/1382515481119117316?s=20 It said that ATS had information about the illegal consignment being smuggled in the state through the coastline. In last one year, Indian Coast Guard has successfully seized about 1.6 tones of narcotics worth approximately Rs 4,900 crore. The drug haul done by ICG since inception amounts to Rs 10,952 crore.