535 Indian prisoners in three Pakistani jails: Judicial panel

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A report of an India-Pakistan judicial panel that visited three jails in Pakistan, including Kot Lakhpat in Lahore where Sarabjit Singh was lodged, said Friday that 535 Indian prisoners, including 483 fishermen, ‘were presented before the committee’.

The panel, comprising retired judges A.S Gill and M.A Khan from the Indian side, and Abdul Qadir Chaudhry, Nasir Aslam Zahid and Mian Muhammad Ajmal from the Pakistani side, visited the Malir (Karachi), Adiyala (Rawalpindi) and Kot Lakhpat (Lahore) jails April 26-May 1, 2013, an external affairs ministry statement said.

–Indo-Asian News service


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