518 Indians Languish in Pakistani Jails

463 of the 518 are fisherman.

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A total of 518 Indian prisoners are languishing in Pakistan’s jails. Image used for representation purpose. (Photo: iStockphoto)
  • A total of 518 Indian prisoners are languishing in Pakistan’s jails.

  • 463 of the 518 are fishermen.

  • India and Pakistan are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other’s custody on 1 January and 1 July every year in accordance with provisions of the Agreement on Consular Access signed by the two countries on 21 May, 2008.

(With PTI inputs)

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