Meanwhile, a suspicious boat with three AK series assault rifles and some small arms was found near Harihareshwar Beach. A police investigation is underway. According to police, the 16 feet yacht with four occupants was rescued on June 26 from the Gulf of Oman. The officer said they have spoken to the master of the yacht. “One security agency from Dubai has also called us to confirm that the same series of arms from their register is missing. These arms may have been used for protection of the crew.” coast guard commander General Paramesh Sivamani said.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also holds the Home portfolio, informed the State Assembly that the vessel owner is an Australian woman whose husband was its captain. He ruled out the terror angle and said the boat was drifted to the coast.