India releases six Pakistani prisoners

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

New Delhi, June 23, IRNA -- India has sent back six Pakistani prisoners after they were released on Wednesday from different jails.

All the prisoners were released at joint check post of Attari international border and crossed over to Pakistan through the land transit route on the basis of 'Emergency Travel Certificate' issued by the Delhi based Pakistan High Commission.

They were arrested after they crossed over to Indian territory without passport and visa, pti reported quoting officials as saying at Attari border in Punjab.

One of the prisoners, Naran, spent 15 years behind the bars in India since Pakistan was not confirming his antecedents, the official said.

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