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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.


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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