3 Indian prisoners, 7 fishermen released

KARACHI: The Vice Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International, Syed Fahad Burney, has said that Pakistan government has released seven Indian fishermen and three prisoners on Thursday and sent them to Lahore to hand them over to Indian authorities at Wagah Border.

Fahad Burney appreciated the Pakistan government’s humanitarian policy towards fishermen and on the release of other foreign prisoners on humanitarian grounds. He said seven Indian fishermen were released from Landhi Jail, Karachi and three prisoners were released from Punjab jails to hand them over to Indian authorities at Wagah Border on Friday. All expenses to send prisoners to India are borne by the Ansar Burney Trust on humanitarian grounds, he said.