Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Published in Category: Karachi

India to release Pak prisoners soon, Ansar Burney

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KARACHI: The United Nations former Expert Adviser on human rights and former Federal Minister, Ansar Burney has announced that Authorities in India has assured Ansar Burney Trust International that all Pakistani Fishermen and prisoners who had already been completed their Jail terms in Indian prisons will be released and send back to Pakistan very soon.

He said according to reports India is going to release soon all such Pakistani prisoners who had been completed their prison sentences long time ago as well all Pakistani fishermen on humanitarian grounds and in the greater interest of ‘Aman ki Aasha.’

Ansar Burney said in this regard recently he visited New Delhi and Islamabad and urged upon India and Pakistan to release all such Pakistani, Indian and all other foreign Prisoners who have already completed their Prison terms since long time ago in Indian and Pakistani Prisons.

Ansar Burney said that even a single day after completion of sentence granted from courts to prisoners is a serious violence of human rights, contempt of court and murder of Justice and humanity that is shamelessly happening every day in Indian and Pakistani prisons.

Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International, Ansar Burney said that non-release of such prisoners who have completed their sentences granted to them by the courts either they are national or foreigners is a serious violation of Justice, Constitution and law of the land as well crime against humanity.

Ansar Burney said that hundreds of Pakistani Prisoners and Fishermen are waiting to be release from Indian prisons and same situation is in Pakistan where Indians are waiting to be release even after completion of their sentences long time ago and because of such injustices most of them are now becoming mentally ill and TB patients.

International Ambassador for peace and human rights, Ansar Burney said that recently he visited New Delhi and meet high officials of Indian Government with a kind request for the release of all such prisoners from Indian Jails.

Ansar Burney said that Ansar Burney Trust is ready to bear all such expenses for the early release and rehabilitation of Pakistani prisoners from Indian jails and Indian prisoners from Pakistani jails. He said in this regard the Ansar Burney Trust International can be contacted at; 6 – Hassan Manzil, Arambagh Road, Karachi, Phone; (021) 32623382 – 83.

Ansar Burney said he himself along with Vice Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust, Syed Fahad Burney are going to meet Foreign Minister, Interior Minister and all other high officials in India to humbly request them to please release all such foreign prisoners who have already completed their Prisons terms in India without any further delay.

He said Ansar Burney Trust working the same in Pakistan and in contact with Pakistan Government for an early release of Indian Fishermen and all civilian prisoners who have already completed their prison terms in Pakistani prisons.
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