Pak to release 414 Indian fishermen
Pakistan will release 414 Indian fishermen, including 30 children from Karachi's Landhi Jail next Monday.india Updated: Dec 21, 2006 12:37 IST
Pakistan will release 414 Indian fishermen, including 30 children from Karachi's Landhi Jail next Monday.
The fishermen detained for over one year from Pakistani waters for illegal fishing, will be taken to railway station under strict security for sending them to Lahore.
They will be handed over to Indian officials at the Wagah border crossing on December 25.
The Indian fishermen will be given gifts as a goodwill gesture in a ceremony to be held today at Landhi Jail, The News reported.
Presently 501 Indian fishermen were imprisoned at Landhi Jail and 55 at the children's jail, jail officials said.
First Published: Dec 21, 2006 12:37 IST