[SPAM]  Indian Coast Guard Seized Drugs And Weapons On Boats En-route To Kerala

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[SPAM]  Indian Coast Guard Seized Drugs And Weapons On Boats En-route To Kerala

The misleading post is shared with baseless claims that the Indian Coast Guard seized drugs and weapons on boats en- route to Kerala

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The below post has been circulating on social media

Drugs worth 3000cr, machine guns and 1000 bullets were caught when tried to smuggle to Kerala frm Lakshadweep.
You heard all the numbers right. But its not a news in Kerala as all main stream media didnt shown it. They hided the news to stop people frm knowing it. Secular Kerala.

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Verification: Baseless claims are made saying the Indian Coast Guard seized drugs and weapons on boats en route to Kerala 

The post is shared on Facebook, Twitter by many users with claims of smuggling of Drugs, Machine Guns, Bullets to Kerala from Lakshadweep. It’s not true. Check the links shared below to know the facts:

The claim was made after the Indian Coast Guard seized narcotics from Sri Lankan fishing boats on March 18. There was no mention that the boats were headed to Kerala but the matter will be investigated in Vizhinjam where a Coast Guard Station located.

The article published on Al Jazeera on 17 December 2020 can be seen with the same image and the story behind it. The caption to the article was “Record cocaine haul found on ‘ghost boat’ in the Marshall Islands. The news can also be seen on todayonline.com published on 16 December 2021 with the caption “Cocaine-laden ghost boat washes up in the Marshall Islands.”. It can also be read on IOL with the caption “Ghost boat’ washes up in the Marshall Islands with 649 kilos of cocaine on board.”
The 5.5-metre fibreglass vessel was found at Ailuk atoll last week with 649kg of drugs estimated to be worth $80m..” According to the article, Marshall Islands police have found the Pacific nation’s largest-ever haul of cocaine in an abandoned boat that washed up on a remote atoll after drifting on the high seas. Attorney General Richard Hickson said the 5.5-metre (18-foot) fibreglass vessel was found at Ailuk atoll last week with 649 kilogrammes (1,430 pounds) of cocaine hidden in a compartment beneath the deck.

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Post Date: 02 April 2021

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