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Consular access for 102 Indian prisoners in Pak

DNMUM431665 | 2/11/2019 | Author : Sidhant Sibal | WC :180 | India


New Delhi: Pakistan is likely to give consular access to 102 Indian prisoners later this month who are lodged in Karachi and Rawalpindi jails. This means that they will be able to communicate with Indian diplomats and officers.
On January 1, India and Pakistan had shared lists of the prisoners they have in their jails who belong to the other country. While 249 Pakistani prisoners and 98 fishermen are in India’s custody, Pakistan has 54 Indian prisoners and 483 fishermen.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, 396 Indians are languishing in Pakistani jails even though they have served their sentences. It is not clear if these Indians are getting consular access.
Under a 2008 agreement, the two neighbours exchan
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