535 Indian prisoners in three Pakistani jails: Panel

Last Updated: Friday, May 3, 2013 - 15:12

New Delhi: A report of an India-Pakistan judicial panel that visited three jails in Pakistan, including Kot Lakhpat in Lahore where Sarabjit Singh was lodged, said on Friday that 535 Indian prisoners, including 483 fishermen, “were presented before the committee”.
The panel, comprising retired judges AS Gill and MA Khan from the Indian side, and Abdul Qadir Chaudhry, Nasir Aslam Zahid and Mian Muhammad Ajmal from the Pakistani side, visited the Malir (Karachi), Adiyala (Rawalpindi) and Kot Lakhpat (Lahore) jails between April 26 and May 1, 2013, an External Affairs Ministry statement said.

First Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 - 15:12
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