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327 Pakistanis in Indian jails, SC told

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) was informed by the federal government that at least 327 Pakistani citizens have been detained in various Indian jails while 418 Indian civilians are languishing in different prisons of Pakistan.

The SC was also told that out of the 327 Pakistani prisoners, 108 are fisherman while out of the 418 Indian prisoners, 365 are fishermen.

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) and the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) moved a joint petition in the SC highlighting the plea of Pakistani fishermen imprisoned in Indian jails.

A three-member bench of the SC headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the joint petition.

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