The Coast Guard ships Samudra Pavak and Ankit intercepted the merchant vessel on Saturday noon. The ship was brought to Porbandar this morning. A joint investigation by the Coast Guard, Intelligence Bureau, police, Customs, Navy and other agencies is currently underway, officials said.
"Based on intelligence inputs, the vessel was intercepted at around 1200 hrs yesterday. This is the largest single haul of narcotics seized till date," a defence spokesperson was quoted as saying by news agency Press Trust of India.
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