Pakistani fisherman dies in Indian prison

Another Pakistani fisherman dies in Indian prison


Karachi: A spokesperson for Fishermen’s Co-operative Society on Thursday has confirmed that another Pakistani inmate, a fisherman by profession, has died in an Indian jail.

The spokesperson said that the deceased named Mohammad Sohail Rasheed was taken captive by Indian forces on October 2, 2016, after accidentally forging into Indian waters.

He was a resident of Karachi’s Muhammadi Colony. Sohail is the fourth Pakistani to die in Indian jail within a span of just one month.

As per the details, the reason behind Sohail’s death is not known and it would take some days before his body is handed over to Pakistan.

He further added that at least 108 Pakistani fishermen are still imprisoned in Indian jails.

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