Pakistan News Service

Wednesday Nov 22, 2017, Rabi-al-awwal 3, 1439 Hijri
Logo Logo
LATEST :
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

Pakistan released 86 Indian fishermen

21 March, 2016

  Related News  
Rangers arrested MQM Shahid Pasha
10th annual Earth Hour celebrated
  More on this View All

KARACHI: Pakistan on Sunday released 86 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters, officials said, the second batch freed this month.

“We have released 86 more Indian fishermen,” Superintendent of Karachi’s Malir prison Raja Mumtaz said, adding that 363 still remain in Pakistani custody. On March 6, Pakistan released 86 fishermen and a civilian prisoner, he added.

These fishermen, who were caught at the sea in Pakistani waters, would be handed over to India through Wahga Border, Radio Pakistan reported. They would reach Lahore from Landhi Jail in Karachi on Monday to departure for India. Indian and Pakistani fishermen are frequently detained for illegal fishing since the Arabian Sea border is not clearly defined and many boats lack the technology to fix their precise location.

 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
 
 
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
 
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites