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Pak demands release of prisoners in Indian jails

ANI  Islamabad, February 23, 2014
First Published: 13:30 IST(23/2/2014) | Last Updated: 13:37 IST(23/2/2014)

Islamabad has demanded New Delhi to release Pakistani prisoners languishing in Indian jails on humanitarian grounds. The move from Pakistan comes following the death of a Pakistani prisoner in one of the jail in India.

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According to Dawn News, foreign Office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said Pakistan has demanded of India to release on humanitarian grounds all such prisoners who have completed their sentences.

A Pakistani prisoner, Shaukat Ali, who was arrested by authorities in India for trespassing more than two years ago, was found hanging inside a jail in Kashmir on Friday, the report added.

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