The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday summoned a senior diplomat of the Pakistan High Commission in connection with the killing of an Indian fisherman. During this, a strong protest was lodged against the murder. Official sources gave this information.
The Pakistani Maritime Security Agency on Saturday fired at an Indian fishing boat ‘Jalpari’ in the Arabian Sea. In this, an Indian citizen Sridhar Ramesh Chamre (32) died while Dilip Solanki (34) was injured.
“A senior diplomat of the Pakistan High Commission was summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs today and lodged a strong protest over the incident of unprovoked firing by Pakistan on Indian fishermen,” a source said.
He said that the Indian government condemned this action of the Pakistani agency for firing on the Indian fishing boat.
“It is reiterated that the authorities in Pakistan treat the issue of fishermen as a matter of humanitarian and livelihood. The Government of Pakistan has also been asked to investigate the incident and instruct its forces to avoid such acts of unprovoked firing.
Meanwhile, the Gujarat Police has registered a case of murder and attempt to murder against 10 personnel of the Pakistani Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). Porbandar in-charge SP JC Kothia said that the mermaid had left for fishing from Okha port on October 25 and according to the complainant, two small boats came from Pakistan and started firing. Due to which 1 out of 6 fishermen died. An FIR has been registered under section 302 of IPC at Navibandar police station.
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