KARACHI/NEW DELHI: The physique of the Pakistani prisoner, Shakirullah who was stoned to loss of life by different inmates in Rajasthan’s Jaipur Central Jail mid final month, has been handed over to Pakistan on the Wagah Border on Saturday.
The homicide of the Pakistani inmate had come after India has leveled baseless allegations towards 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 common of police (IG) for Rajasthan and in-charge of prisons Kapil Garg confirmed the information of Shakirullah’s murder on February 20.
“The Indian administration failed to guard Shakirullah,” stated International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
Shakirullah’s household will take his physique to their native space Daska, Sialkot for burial.
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 loss of life following a quarrel, Garg informed AFP.
The deceased’s household maintained that the late Shakirullah was not mentally match and crossed Indian territory by mistake throughout his go to to Shakargarh to go to a competition.
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 International Workplace of Pakistan stated whereas in captivity, Abhinandan was handled “with dignity and consistent with worldwide regulation”.