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Physique of Pakistani prisoner, stoned to dying in Indian jail, reaches Wagah Border | Pakistan

Pakistani inmate Shakirullah was held at a jail in Rajasthan. Picture: File

KARACHI/NEW DELHI: The physique of the Pakistani prisoner, Shakirullah who was stoned to dying by different inmates in Rajasthan’s Jaipur Central Jail mid final month, reached Wagah Border on Saturday.

The homicide of the Pakistani inmate had come after India has leveled baseless allegations in opposition to Pakistan of being concerned within the Pulwama assault in occupied Kashmir. Shakirullah had been within the Indian jail since 2001.

Pakistan, on this regard, had lodged its protest with India after the inspector normal of police (IG) for Rajasthan and in-charge of prisons Kapil Garg confirmed the information of Shakirullah’s murder on February 20.

The Pakistani prisoner had been eight years right into a life time period when he was attacked on the Jaipur central jail. He was stoned to dying following a quarrel, Garg informed AFP.

Pakistan had earlier on Friday handed over Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to Indian authorities on the Wagah border crossing as a “peace gesture” to de-escalate the rising tensions between the 2 South Asian neighbouring international locations.

Abhinandan was captured when his MiG-21 amongst two Indian army plane was shot down by Pakistan Air Pressure after they ventured into the Pakistani airspace.

The Overseas Workplace of Pakistan mentioned whereas in captivity, Abhinandan was handled “with dignity and in step with worldwide regulation”.


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