Concern shown over 189 Pakistanis’ missing from Indian jails

KARACHI: Ansar Burney Trust International’s Chairman Ansar Burney on Sunday showed concern over missing of 189 Pakistani prisoners from Indian jails.

Burney said Pakistan and India exchanged in New Delhi and Islamabad the lists of their nationals lodged in the jails of each other as per the agreement on consular access. Burney said that Indian list showed that there were 271 Pakistani prisoners, including 17 fishermen, in India, while the Pakistani list stated that there were 460 prisoners, including 113 fishermen in Indian jails. Burney sought solution to the issue.