Maldivian fishing boat detained by Indian authorities

The Indian Coastguard has detained a Maldives fishing vessel.

AVAS has learnt that the boat named 'Ambaree' was trespassing on Indian waters three miles outside of Minicoy island when it was detained by the Indian Coastguard.

It has been reported that India's Marine Police are investigating the case.

Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) has not commented on the reports thus far.