LAHORE: India released 19 Pakistani prisoners through the Wagah border on Tuesday and handed them over to the Pakistani authorities, Express News has reported.
Among those released are 18 fishermen and an elderly man. A child is also among the fishermen and has been in an Indian jail for six months.
The elderly man, 75-year-old Syed Taqi Shah, was arrested on accusations of using fake currency. Talking to the media at the Wagah border, Shah said that Pakistanis are not being treated well in Indian jails. He said that proper food is not given to the inmates and the sick are not given any medicines either.
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