India located the US-flagged yacht, Nostromo, some 50 km off the coast of Goa.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorised a secret Coast Guard operation to intercept a yacht carrying runaway Dubai royal Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum after key national security officials advised it was necessary to secure India’s counter-terrorism and strategic interests, highly placed government sources have told Business Standard.
The unprecedented March 4 operation involved three Coast Guard ships, including the state-of-the-art offshore patrol vessels Samarth and Shoor, helicopters and a maritime surveillance aircraft.
India located the US-flagged yacht, Nostromo, some 50 kilometres off the coast of Goa.
New Delhi has so far declined to either con