In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan government today repatriated 172 Indian fishermen and one civil prisoner after the beating Retreat Ceremony followed by Flag lowering ceremony held at Indo-Pak international border.
Pakistan on Monday announced that it will release 173 Indian prisoners via the Wagah Border.
40 Indian prisoners including 35 fishermen were on Sunday repatriated by Pakistan government through Attari-Wagah land route.
Pakistan has repatriated 40 Indian prisoners, including 35 fishermen from Gujarat, BSF officials said Sunday.
As many as 54 Indian soldiers, who were captured as Prisoners of Wars during battles of 1965 and 1971, are still believed to be in Pakistani jails, according to an RTI reply.
A federal review board comprising two judges of the Supreme Court has ordered release of four Indian prisoners, who have been languishing in different Pakistani jails on the charges of `illegal stay`.
Pakistan on Thursday announced that it will release 365 Indian prisoners, including 340 fishermen and 25 crew members of vessels, on Saturday.
The prisoners include 340 fishermen and 25 crew members of their boats, Xinhua reported quoting the ministry.
Pakistan will release 338 Indian prisoners, including eight juveniles, who are expected to cross into India from the Wagah-Attari border on Saturday, an activist said.
Nearly 30 prisoners from India have been transferred back from Sri Lanka under a bilateral agreement signed in 2010.
Pakistan will release 367 Indian prisoners next week to send a positive message to its neighbour amid high tension due to firing on the LoC, Pakistani sources said on Saturday.
Eleven Indian prisoners languishing in Kot Lakhpat Jail of Lahore have sought death to get rid of their "sorrowful lives".
There are over 6,000 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails for various crimes while another 117 are languishing abroad despite completion of their jail terms.
Seven Indian nationals, including a woman, who were languishing in Pakistani jails were released by the government there as a mark of goodwill gesture.
An India-Pakistan judicial panel had visited three jails in Pakistan, including Kot Lakhpat in Lahore where Sarabjit Singh was lodged.
The last 11 Indians in Sri Lanka`s main prison are praying that they be repatriated to India soon, after 20 fellow prisoners finally flew home last month.
Pakistan Government on Friday freed eleven Indian nationals as they were repatriated to India through the land transit route of Attari/Wagah border.
For the first time, two Indians, imprisoned in Sri Lanka, were sent back to India today under a bilateral agreement on the transfer of sentenced persons.
As many as 6,569 Indian prisoners are lodged in foreign jails for various crimes such as illegal entry and overstay.
The Lahore High Court has issued a notice to the interior and foreign affairs secretaries on a petition seeking release from Pakistani jail of two Indian prisoners.
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