PAKISTAN PRISON

  • Pak prisoner Sanaullah's relatives get visas to visit India May 6, 2013

    Islamabad: The Indian High Commission here on Monday granted visas for visiting India to two relatives of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq, critically injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail. The visa applications of Sanaullah's brotherinlaw and cousin were received at the Indian High Commission at 7.30...
  • Sanaullah in a deep coma; protests erupt in PoK May 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq, who was attacked by his fellow Indian inmate in a Jammu jail on Friday, is in a deep coma, said doctors, adding that the 52yearold is critical and on ventilator support. The Indian convict, who had allegedly attacked Haq, was sent to 7 days of...
  • Sanaullah Haq case: Pak seeks probe, India assures full cooperation May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: As Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah Haq, who was attacked in a Jammu jail by his fellow Indian inmate on Friday, continues to be treated in a Chandigarh hospital, Islamabad has asked Delhi to ensure a thorough investigation into the incident. Pakistan's caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso called...
  • Indian man allegedly killed in Pak prison, family demands justice January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The family of an Indian man who was reportedly killed in a Pakistani prison a few days ago that his body be brought back. Chamel Singh was reportedly killed in the prison on January 15. He had been serving a 5 year sentence for allegedly crossing the border illegally...
  • Court to hear Sarabjit's Pakistani lawyer's plea October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A Pakistani court will on Monday hear Sarabjit Singh's lawyer's plea seeking permission to meet the Indian prisoner. Pakistani officials had refused to allow Sarabjit Singh's lawyer to meet him in a Lahore jail after the counsel returned from India carrying letters and personal items for the Indian...
  • Sarabjit's Pakistani lawyer barred from meeting him September 24, 2012

    Jalandhar: Pakistani officials have refused to allow Sarabjit Singh's lawyer to meet him in a Lahore jail after the counsel returned from India carrying letters and personal items for the Indian prisoner. Awais Sheikh, the lawyer of the Indian prisoner, informed this to Sarabjit's daughter Swapandeep via email on Sunday night. "After...
  • 'India, Pak to carry out biggest ever prisoners swap' August 20, 2012

    Islamabad: India and Pakistan are likely to carry out their biggest ever swap of prisoners being held in each other's jails as part of the normalisation of their relations, according to a media report on Monday. A broad understanding on releasing prisoners was reached when President Asif Ali Zardari met Prime...
  • Pakistan to release 315 Indian fishermen June 26, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan will release 315 Indian fishermen at the Wagah land border crossing on Thursday, official sources said on Tuesday. The fishermen are currently being held at a jail in Karachi, and they will be freed and sent to Lahore to be handed over to Indian authorities, sources told PTI. Pakistan...
  • Pak prisoners should be sent back: SC April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Voicing deep concern over mentally unsound Pakistani nationals languishing in Indian jails even after completion of their sentences, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government why they should not be repatriated, saying such detention "pains us". A bench headed by Justice RM Lodha said such matters should be...
  • Victim's family oppose Pak prisoner's release June 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan government is considering the mercy plea of 80yearold Pakistani prisoner Dr Khalil Chishty who's been in a jail in Ajmer for some 20 years. The family of the man he was convicted of murdering is now opposing his release, demanding that his plea be quashed. The...
  • Gudia's husband marries again November 9, 2006

    Meerut: Army soldier Mohammed Arif, who was reunited with his wife Gudia under controversial circumstances after being released from a Pakistani prison, has remarried in Uttar Pradesh, almost a year after her death. Taufiq, the man whom Gudia had married while Arif was held in Pakistan for almost four years, also...