India releases 19 Pakistani prisoners
18 July, 2012
LAHORE: India, on Tuesday, released 19 Pakistani prisoners through the Wagah Border and handed them over to the Pakistani authorities.
Among those released are 18 fishermen and an elderly man. A child is also among the fishermen and has been in an Indian jail for six months. The elderly man, 75-year-old Syed Taqi Shah, was arrested on allegations of using fake currency.
Talking to the media at the Wagah Border, Shah said that Pakistanis are not being treated well in Indian jails. He said that there was no proper food given to the inmates and the sick were not given any medicines either.