As partial of goodwill gesture, 88 jailed fishermen to be handed over to Pakistan on Friday

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Vadodara: As many as 88 Pakistani fishermen will leave for Wagah limit on Tuesday from where they will be handed over to their local nation authorities as partial of a goodwill gesture, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called adult his Pakistani reflection Nawaz Sharif to hail him in a holy month of Ramzan.

“These fishermen are in military control after they were expelled by a district court. While 82 fishermen were lodged in Dwarka jail, 6 some-more fishermen were in a jail in Kutchh after their arrest. There are 6 teenager boys among them who were lodged in a remand home in Dwarka,” Devbhoomi Dwarka SP Jagdish Patel told PTI.

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He pronounced Pakistani authorities have accurate that these fishermen are indeed nationals of that country.

Patel pronounced a fishermen will be taken to Jamnagar from where they will be taken to a border.

The service came in a arise of Modi job adult a Pakistan Prime Minister to wish him on a arise of Ramzan on Jun 16 and stressing a need for carrying “peaceful and friendly” shared ties.

Modi had also conveyed to Sharif, India’s preference to recover incarcerated Pakistani fishermen on a arise of Ramzan, a pierce seen as a bid to reduce tensions between a dual countries.

Meanwhile, Gujarat Fisheries apportion Babubhai Bokharia has welcomed a recover of 113 Indian fishermen who were lodged in a Karachi jail as partial of a goodwill gesture.

Senior vice-president of Gujarat Fishermen Association Veljibhai Masani pronounced governments of India and Pakistan should have expelled all fishermen lodged in their particular jails, on a charitable ground.

A justice in Dwarka district had yesterday systematic recover of 76 of these fishermen after a Gujarat supervision withdrew box of tamper opposite them.

Magistrate VD Jambusar upheld a order. Assistant open prosecutor YL Sudra currently pronounced that supervision had sensitive a justice that these under-trial prisoners were small-time fishermen from Pakistan who will not be prosecuted serve and should be released.

The justice afterwards authorised a supervision to repel a box opposite them.

PTI

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