Pakistan frees 60 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture


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28 Apr, 2019 6:21 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan released 60 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture on Sunday.

The fishermen were jubilant for being released after one and a half years. They were arrested for violating the sea territories of Pakistan.

They said that India should also make such decisions for peace.

The freed fishermen have been sent to Lahore by Business Express. They will be handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah Border on Monday.

Pakistan releases 100 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

On April 14, Pakistan released another one hundred Indian fishermen from Malir Jail Karachi as a goodwill gesture.

The fishermen were arrested for fishing illegally in Pakistani waters during various operations.

The fishermen will be taken to Lahore through train where they would be handed over to the Indian authorities at Wagah Border tomorrow.

Pakistan releases 100 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Earlier on April 7, Pakistan released one hundred Indian fishermen from Karachi Jail as a goodwill gesture.

They were taken to Lahore and handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah Border. These fishermen had been arrested for illegal fishing in Pakistani waters.

The fishermen had been arrested over trespassing into Pakistani waters by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). The freed prisoners would be departed to Lahore from Karachi Cantt railway station at 1:00 pm today after being released from the jail and later they will be handed over to Indian officials at Wagah border.


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