Fourth Pakistani dies in Indian jail during one month
KARACHI: Another Pakistani national died while in Indian custody, a spokes person of Fishermen’s Co-operative Society told ARY News on Thursday.
The spokesperson said that a Pakistani fisherman, Muhammad Sohail died in an Indian jail and added that he was the fourth Pakistani, who died in Indian custody during a short span of one month.
He said,” Muhammad Sohail went for fishing over two years ago and was taken into custody by Indian forces on October 2, 2016 over mistakenly entering into Indian waters.”
The spokesperson said that reasons of his death were not known yet and added that it would take three to four days to bring his body back to Pakistan.
He said that Muhammad Sohail was a resident of Muhammadi Colony in Karachi. The spokesperson further said that at least 108 Pakistani fishermen were still imprisoned in different jails of India.
Earlier, another Pakistani inmate had lost his life after being brutally subjected to torture by the prison staff on March 28.
Following the Pulwama attack, Muslims were being viciously tortured by the extremists in India, occupied Kashmir, while Pakistani inmates were also under threat.
As per details, a fisherman, identified as Noorul Ameen, who had taken into custody by the Indian forces over mistakenly entering into Indian waters in 2017, was viciously subjected to torture in the prison by the jail staff.