Killing of Pakistani prisoner threat to life, security of Pakistanis in India: FO

Pakistani prisoner Jaipur jail FO paksitan India FO spokesperson Dr Faisal Foreign Office
22 Feb, 2019 2:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal has said killing of a Pakistani prisoner in Indian jail in the midst of frenzy created by the Indian government and media is a threat to the life and security of Pakistanis in India.

In a tweet on Friday, he said prisoner’s killing is also threatening for Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Kashmir and in all over India.

“Killing of a Pakistani prisoner in Indian jail in the midst of frenzy created by Indian govt and media is a threat to the life and security of Pakistanis in India as well as to Kashmiris in IOK and all over India,” Dr Faisal tweeted regarding Pakistani prisoner Shakirullah’s death in Jaipur jail earlier this week.

 

 A day earlier, the FO spokesperson rejected India’s report regarding Shakirullah’s death in Jaipur jail. Indian authorities had informed the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi that Shakirullah sustained injuries following a scuffle between fellow inmates in the television room in the jail, which proved fatal.

However, according to some Indian media reports he was lynched.


Foreign Office spokesperson in a statement said it is incomprehensible how a scuffle between prisoners in an established government set up was allowed to escalate to the extent that Shakirullah sustained fatal injuries.

“Security and safety of Pakistani inmates/prisoners in Indian jails is the responsibility of the government of India which should have taken enhanced measures to prevent this,” he added.

Pakistani prisoner in India stoned to death in Jaipur Jail

Earlier on Wednesday, a Pakistani prisoner was allegedly killed by Indian inmates lodged at the Jaipur Central Jail.

According to the reports, the Pakistan prisoner identified as Shakirullah. Reportedly, three Indian ‘Hindu extremist’ allegedly killed the Pakistani inmate inside the Jaipur Central Jail. Shakiruallah was stone to death inside the Jaipur Central Jail.

It was reported that the ‘Hindu extremis’ pelted stones at Shakiruallah till his death.  However, the police officials also confirmed that a Pakistani man being held at the Jaipur Central Jail in Rajasthan was allegedly murdered by fellow inmates.

The senior officials have reached the spot to investigate the matter. According to initial probe, three Indian prisoners were involved in the killing. They had decided to kill the Pakistani inmate in protest against February 14 attack.




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