Iranian dhow seized off Kochi coast, 6 detained

Kochi: In a joint operation by the Indian Navy and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), an Iranian dhow was seized from Coaches coast in Kerala on Thursday.

Six people on board the dhow have been detained.

The joint operation was launched after a tip-off and officers suspected that the vehicle was carrying drugs.

The dhow has been brought to Mattancherry Jetty, near here. The six who are currently in custody are being interrogated.

Further details are awaited

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