India repatriates 14 Pakistani prisoners

In a goodwill gesture, India repatriated 14 Pakistani nationals including 10 fishermen lodged in various jails in the country.

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2011, 19:07 PM IST

Attari (Amritsar): In a goodwill
gesture, India on Tuesday repatriated 14 Pakistani nationals
including 10 fishermen lodged in various jails in the country.

All the Pakistani nationals crossed over to Pakistan
through the land transit route in Attari after `Emergency
Travel Certificate` was issued to them by the Pakistani High
Commission.
While the 10 fishermen were released from a Gujarat
jail, two Pakistanis were released in Jammu and Kashmir and
one each in Maharashtra and Punjab.
The Pakistani nationals were arrested for illegally
entering Indian territory, official sources said.

PTI