518 Indians Lodged In Pak Jails: Government Data

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Islamabad: A total of 518 Indian prisoners, including 463 fishermen, are languishing in Pakistan’s jails, according to latest official figures.

The Pakistan government today handed over a list of 518 Indian prisoners, including 463 fishermen and 55 others, lodged in Pakistan’s jails to the High Commission of India in Islamabad, the Foreign Office said.

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India and Pakistan are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other’s custody on January 1 and July 1 every year in accordance with provisions of the Agreement on Consular Access signed by the two countries on May 21, 2008.

PTI