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India to release 30 Pakistani prisoners

November 10, 2008 17:03 IST

India will release 30 Pakistani nationals, who have completed their prison terms in the country, and will hand them over at the Wagah land border on November 14.
The Pakistan-India judicial committee on prisoners recently recommended that prisoners who had completed their prison terms and whose nationality had been confirmed should be released from jail speedily.
Official sources in Islamabad [Images] told PTI on Monday that the Indian government would hand over the 30 Pakistani nationals to authorities at the Wagah land border. The Pakistani nationals had been arrested and jailed for various crimes.
The judicial committee on prisoners visited jails in both countries and met Indian and Pakistani prisoners. The two countries have also exchanged lists of prisoners.

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