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There has been a stir after a suspicious boat was found in Raigad district of Maharashtra. AK-47 rifles, some rifles and a large number of cartridges are reported to have been found in the boat. This boat has been found on the Harihareshwar beach located in Raigad district. Harihareshwar beach is said to be 200 kms from Mumbai and 170 kms from Pune.
Shrivardhan (Raigad) MLA, Aditi Tatkare said that as per the preliminary information some boats with arms-documented have been found at Harihareshwar and Bharadkhol of Shrivardhan in Raigad. The investigation is going on, I have demanded from the Chief Minister that a special team of ATS or State Agency should be appointed immediately. Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has issued a statement in the matter. He says that the government is keeping a serious eye on the matter. Seriously being investigated.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister informed that the boat belongs to an Australian citizen. The boat was going to Europe. According to the information received so far, the engine of the boat was damaged in the sea. People were evacuated by Korean boat. Now it has now reached Harihareshwar beach. Keeping in mind the upcoming festive season, the police and administration have been alerted.
He said three AK-47 rifles were recovered from the boat. The boat came in half broken condition due to hightide towards Konkan coast. Central agencies have been informed. Any possibility of any consequence will not be taken lightly. ATS is also working on this. Additional forces will also be deployed if needed. All necessary precautions have been taken as per the norms of alert status.
High alert in Raigad district
High alert has been issued in Raigad district. According to sources, two suspicious boats have been found unclaimed. These weapons have been found in one of them. Security agencies are engaged in investigating who came in these boats and where did they come from. The police have taken the boat in their possession. This boat is found on the shore of the sea. The police is also questioning the local people to get information about the boat. Maharashtra ATS team has left for Raigad. This team will investigate the whole matter.
26/11-like conspiracy suspected
This suspicious boat found in Maharashtra has raised the possibility of a terrorist conspiracy like the suspected boat found earlier on the Porbandar coast of Gujarat and then 26/11 in Mumbai. It is being ascertained from where did this boat come and who sent the weapons found in it? Did anyone come aboard the boat and if he did, where is he?