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450 fishermen arrested by Indian authorities in five years: Senate told

450 fishermen arrested by Indian authorities in five years: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said Friday 450 Pakistani anglers were captured by Indian powers amid the most recent five years.

Talking in the Senate amid inquiry hour the consultant said out of aggregate 450 Pakistani anglers captured 395 anglers had been discharged by the Indian powers.

Professedly he said they were captured for their unapproved nearness in Indian waters including at whatever point a capture was conveyed to our notification Pakistan asked for the Indian powers for consular get to gather data on the prisoner and set up his or her Pakistani citizenship.

He said the precursors so gathered were analyzed by the Ministry of Interior for affirmation of national status including once the national status of a detainee was affirmed and formal solicitation was made to the Indian side for early repatriation of the concerned prisoner.

He included such a solicitation at times was not entertained as the Indian powers start legitimate procedures against the prisoner.

He said the High Commission for Pakistan New Delhi masterminds legitimate help to under trial prisoners and in such manner a law office had been enlisted by the High Commission.

The counsel said budgetary help was likewise given wherever required and Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi facilitates with the Indian Ministry of External Affairs for speedy repatriation of detainees who have either been vindicated or have finished their individual sentence.

Answering to another inquiry he said that Pakistan and Indonesia appreciated amazing relations in various fields including protection and society.