Pakistan court orders release of 350 Indian fishermen

Islamabad, 24 May: A Pakistani court on today  ordered the release of 350 Indian fishermen, who were jailed by Pakistani agencies for illegal fishing.

Judicial Magistrate Malir Salman Amjid Siddiqui in his order told the Interior Ministry to release the fishermen at the earliest.

The judge in his order said the eight months spent in a Pakistani jail by the fishermen has been considered their punishment.

The fishermen from both the countries routinely find themselves arrested for illegal fishing as boundaries in Arabian Sea are not clear.

Source: ET 

By: KS Bharatiya on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

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