Pakistani prisoner allegedly killed by Indian inmates at Jaipur Central Jail


Pakistani prisoner Jaipur Jaipur Central jail Indian inmates Hindu extremist Shakirullah
20 Feb, 2019 4:40 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – A Pakistani prisoner was allegedly killed by Indian inmates lodged at the Jaipur Central Jail on Wednesday.

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.

44 Indian soldiers killed, dozens wounded in Pulwama blast

Earlier, Indian-held Jammu Kashmir (IHK), at least 44 Indian paramilitary soldiers were killed and dozens others were wounded in Pulwama blast.

According to the Kashmir Media Service (KMS), the blast was happened at a bus of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), in which, the Indian troops were travelling.

In the blast, the car was damaged in bomb attack along Srinagar-Jammu highway at Lathpora -Awantipore in Pulwama district on Thursday. A police official said that an attacker rammed the car into the CRPF bus triggered off an intensive blast.

The officer said that twelve CRPF personnel were killed in the blast and thirteen others seriously wounded were shifted to army’s base hospital.

In January, Pakistan had shared with India a list of 537 Indian prisoners lodged in Pakistani jails as per the provisions of a bilateral agreement. They include 54 civilians and 483 fishermen, the Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement here.

“The Pakistani government today (Tuesday) handed over a list of 537 Indian prisoners (54 civilians and 483 fishermen) in Pakistan to the High Commission of India in Islamabad,” it said. The step was taken under the Consular Access Agreement of May 21, 2008 between Pakistan and India, the Foreign Office said.

According to the agreement, both the countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other’s custody twice a year, on January 1 and July 1.  At least 347 Pakistani citizens or those believed to be Pakistani citizens, including 249 civilians charged under various acts and 98 fishermen who had crossed into Indian waters, are in Indian jails.

The two countries have adhered to the practice of exchanging the list of prisoners despite recurring tensions. It is one of the enduring Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) agreed upon when the two sides were trying to disentangle the complex relationship with the help of the composite dialogue process.

Fishermen from Pakistan and India are frequently detained for illegally fishing in each other’s territorial waters since the Arabian Sea does not have a clearly defined marine border and the wooden boats lack the technology to avoid being drifting away.


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