Pakistan releases 58 Indian fishermen, one illegal trespasser as part of goodwill gesture
Pakistan has released 58 Indian fishermen and one prisoner who illegally crossed the border on Sunday as part of its goodwill gesture ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of prime minister-designate Narendra Modi led new government at the Centre tomorrow.
A total of fifty-nine Indian prisoners were freed from Malir jail in Karachi.
According to an estimate at present around 229 Indian fishermen and about 780 Indian boats are in Pakistan's custody.
(Posted on 25-05-2014)