Pakistani Prisoner

  • Nine Pakistani prisoners freed by India July 4, 2014

    Lahore: Nine Pakistani prisoners, including five fishermen, were on Friday handed over by Indian authorities to Pakistani para military officials at the Wagah Border. The Punjab Rangers recorded the statements of the prisoners before handing them over to Edhi Welfare Foundation. Five of the prisoners are fishermen while the others are...
  • Pak: Judge probing Sarabjit's murder asks Indians for help May 18, 2013

    Lahore: A Pakistani judge investigating the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh has appealed to Indian nationals having information about the matter to file written submissions with relevant documents within seven days. Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit...
  • Meet India's forgotten spies who've spent decades in Pakistani jails May 13, 2013

    Gurdaspur: India's forgotten spies are back in focus after the tragic death of Indian prisoner Sarbajit Singh, but Delhi never accepted that he was a spy. Recruited from India's border villages by intelligence agencies, spies often spend decades in Pakistani jails, but are hardly ever acknowledged. Former spy Surjit Singh,...
  • Live: Plane with Sanaullah's body takes off for Pak May 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: 9.05 pm: Pakistani prisoners in high security Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu have gone on 'fast' protesting against the death of Sanaullah Haq at a hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday. "Pakistani prisoners here (in the jail) have not taken food in afternoon... we are pursuing them," an officer of...
  • Live: Pak aircraft to land at 5.30 pm to take back Sanaullah's body May 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: 4.20 pm: Pakistan aircraft would land at 5:25 pm. Pakistani officials say it will take off within 10 minutes of landing provided all airport clearances are done on time. 2:46 pm: India grants Pakistan clearance for special flight to Chandigarh to take back mortal remains of Sanaullah Haq. 1:34 pm: MoS...
  • Sanaullah's body will be handed over to Pak: Shinde May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq, who succumbed to injuries in a Chandigarh hospital on Thursday, will be handed over to Pakistan. "We will hand over the body to Pakistan," Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said. Shinde said the Ministry of External Affairs is coordinating with the Pakistani...
  • Pak prisoner Sanaullah Haq dies in Chandigarh hospital May 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah passed away at 6:30 am on Thursday at PGIMER, Chandigarh due to multiple organ failure, sources said. Sanaullah was injured in a scuffle with another inmate in the high security Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu on May 3. "The patient was brought in a brain dead...
  • Sanaullah's family arrives in India as he continues to be critical May 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: Injured Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq's family members arrived at the Wagah border on Tuesday as he continues to fight for his life at a hospital in Chandigarh. The doctors said that condition of Sanaullah, who was attacked in a Jammu jail last week, has worsened. The 59yearold continues to be...
  • Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah's health worsens May 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq's condition has worsened and he remains in deep coma, the doctors said. Sanaullah was attacked in a Jammu jail last week. His family is hoping to visit him in hospital in Chandigarh. The Indian High Commission in Islamabad on Monday granted visas for visiting India to...
  • Pakistan envoy to visit 'critical' Sanaullah in Chandigarh May 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: The high commissioner of Pakistan will visit Chandigarh Monday to see a Pakistani prisoner admitted in a critical condition at the PGIMER in Chandigarh, a diplomat said, even as his condition continued to be critical. "The high commissioner (Salman Bashir) will be visiting Chandigarh on Monday to see Sanaullah,...
  • India grants Pak envoy permission to visit Sanuallah: Sources May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Sunday granted Pakistan High Commissioner permission to visit Chandigarh and meet injured prisoner Sanuallah Haq after he slipped into a deep coma. Sanaullah had been brutally assaulted by inmates inside a Jammu Jail last week. Pakistan officials visited him at PGI, Chandigarh on Sunday after India...
  • Pak prisoner remains critical, attacker sent to police custody May 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq is on ventilator support and his blood pressure is being maintained with the help of medicines, doctors, attending him at PGI, Chandigarh, said in a health bulletin on Saturday. Meanwhile, Vinod Kumar who had allegedly attacked and critically injured the 52yearold Pakistani prisoner, was remanded...
  • Pakistan prisoners segregated in Jammu prison May 4, 2013

    Jammu: After the murderous attack on a Pakistani prisoner in the Kot Bhalwal Jail here, the 17 other Pakistani prisoners have been moved to separate barracks although all Indian and Pakistani inmates work together under strict vigil, an official said on Saturday. "They are now kept in segregated barracks. But since...
  • Sanaullah Haq is on ventilator support, say doctors May 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq is on ventilator support and his blood pressure is being maintained with the help of medicines, doctors, attending him at PGI, Chandigarh, said in a health bulletin on Saturday. "The patient is critical, he is on ventilator and his BP is being maintained through drugs. Head...
  • Pak prisoner attacked: Is tit for tat violence the right response to Sarabjit killing? May 3, 2013

    A day after Indian convict Sarabjit Singh died of a cardiac arrest in a Pakistan hospital following an assault by his fellow inmates in a Lahore jail, a Pakistani prisoner was beaten up by other inmates in a Jammu jail on Friday. The prisoner Sanaullah Haq was attacked by his...
  • India gives Pak consular access to prisoner Sanaullah May 4, 2013

    Srinagar: As India grieved for Sarabjit Singh, a Pakistani prisoner was attacked in a Jammu jail on Friday. Despite the government's advisory to step up security for Pakistani nationals, Sanaullah Haq was bludgeoned with a pickaxe by a fellow inmate, who is a former Indian Army man. The State was embarrassed...
  • Sarabjit died, Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah won't die: Farooq Abdullah May 3, 2013

    Reacting to the attack on Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq in Jammu's Kotbhalwal Jail, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah said, "Sarabjit died, Sanaullah will not die." He also said that there is anger in the country over Sarabjit's death, but 'we should control our anger'. "There is tremendous anger over Sarabjit. So...
  • Who is Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq was attacked a fellow inmate inside Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail on Friday morning has suffered serious injuries in right temporal lobe region and is in a very critical condition. Haq was attacked just a day after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Pakistani...
  • Live: Sanaullah to undergo treatment in Chandigarh, won't be sent to Pak May 3, 2013

    Jammu: 8.39 pm: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq to undergo treatment in Chandigarh hospital for now, won't be sent to Pakistan. 8.16 pm: India allows officials from Pakistan to meet injured prisoner Sanaullah Haq in Chandigarh hospital. India has also given travel permission for officials. Till now, India had said consular access...
  • Pakistani prisoner beaten up by fellow inmates in Jammu jail May 3, 2013

    Jammu: 11:39 am: The Pakistan High Commission has taken up the attack on Sanaullah Haq with the Ministry of External Affairs and has sought consular access. Pakistan has sought a detailed report on the incident. A day after Indian convict Sarabjit Singh died of a cardiac arrest in a Pakistan hospital...
  • Man returns from Pak jail, finds wife re-married April 16, 2012

    Samastipur: In what seems to be a cruel twist of fate, a man returned home to his village in Bihar after languishing in a Pakistani jail for 35 years only to find that nothing is the same anymore. He even has no family left. Singheshwar Chaudhary has returned home only...
  • Why Pakistanis still in jail if sentence over: SC April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish at mentally challenged and deaf-mute foreign nationals, mostly Pakistanis, continuing to languish in Indian jails long after completing their sentences, and asked why the issue could "not be taken up at the highest level". An apex court bench of Justice R...
  • Chisti's family to meet Rajasthan Governor November 19, 2011

    Jaipur: The family of Pakistani doctor Khalil Chisti has been granted permission to meet the Governor of Rajasthan on Saturday to plead for his release on a month-long visa. Dr Chisti's wife, Meherunissa Chisti, said, "I appeal the Rajasthan Government to please release Dr Chisti in a months time. My...
  • Ajmer: 78-year-old Pak doctor hopes for release July 6, 2011

    Jaipur: Dr Khalil Chisty, 78, who is battling several ailments at the Ajmer Jail may not have much time. And that's why the movement to release him and reunite him with his family across the border in Pakistan is gaining momentum. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has now put in his support...
  • Pak doctor hopes for an early release June 24, 2011

    Jaipur: Dr Khaleel Chisty, the 78-year-old Pakistani virologist, hopes for an early release from the Ajmer jail, even as the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries held talks in Islamabad. Dr Chisty, who is serving a jail term for murder in Ajmer, Rajasthan, has a chance of being released, as a goodwill...
  • PM recommends release of Pakistani prisoner June 21, 2011

    Jaipur: Following Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention just days before the Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan, 78-year-old Pakistani virologist Dr Khalil Chishty, who is languishing in Ajmer jail, may finally be released. Serving a life term for a 1992 murder, his mercy petition has been cleared by Rajasthan...
  • Sarabjit appeals to Centre for release of Pak prisoners July 7, 2009

    Amritsar: Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who will move a fresh mercy petition before Pakistan government, on Monday appealed to the Centre to release all prisoners of the neighbouring country to bolster diplomatic ties with Islamabad. Singh, lodged in a Lahore's Kotlakhpat Jail, also made a similar request through his...
  • Pakistan buries 'cricket fan' held in India March 12, 2008

    Islamabad: A Pakistani man, who had lost his passport in India while there to watch cricket in 2005, was buried on Tuesday a day after his body was sent home from India where he had been imprisoned as a spy, his brother said. Khalid Mahmood died in an Indian prison...