Pakistan frees 26 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Last Modified Monday, 13 August 2018 (12:09 IST)
Islamabad: has released 26 from as a goodwill gesture.
The freed fishermen, including three Muslims, were taken to Cant. Railway Station to travel to Lahore on Sunday, a report in Pakistan daily Frontier Post said.
Those freed will be handed over to Indian authorities at on Monday.
They were presented gifts and cash prizes by the jail authorities.
All of the fishermen had been arrested by the authorities as they trespassed into Pakistani waters territory.
The move comes day before Pakistan’s newly-elected MNAs take oath in the National Assembly.
PTI chairman is expected to take oath as Prime Minister on August 18. (UNI)