Pakistan releases another 100 Indian fishermen as good will gesture

Posted In: News Date:Apr 22nd, 2019

KARACHI: Pakistan on Sunday released another 100 Indian fishermen from Malir Jail in Karachi as a good will gesture.

These fishermen were arrested for illegally fishing in Pakistani waters, Radio Pakistan reported.

The fishermen will be taken to Lahore via train where they will be handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah Border.

Pakistan has already released more than 300 Indian fishermen within a month as a good will gesture.

On April 14, Pakistan had released 100 Indian fishermen from Malir Jail Karachi as a goodwill gesture, Radio Pakistan had reported.

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

The fishermen were taken to Lahore through train where they were handed over to the Indian authorities at Wagah Border on April 15