The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan reprimanded the Imran government for imprisoning some Indian nationals even after completion of their sentences in terrorism and espionage cases and ordered them to be repatriated. This information was given by the media. Geo News reported that eight Indian nationals petitioned for the release, during which a representative of the Ministry of Home Affairs, during the hearing, submitted the report in the case to the Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court, Athar Minalla.
The news reported that Syed Mohammad Tayyib Shah, one of the deputy attorneys general of Pakistan, informed the court on behalf of the Union government that Pakistan had released five Indian prisoners on completion of their sentence on October 26, 2020 and returned them to their Was sent to the country. A law representative of the High Commission of India told the court that despite the completion of the sentence, an Indian citizen did not want to return but has been extradited.
The lawyer said that despite serving the sentence, three more civilians have been kept in captivity. Shah said that he would respond to this after receiving instructions about the three Indian nationals. Shah said that the case of some prisoners is with the Review Board, to which Justice Minallah resented, saying, “When their sentence is complete, how can you keep them longer?”
He asked, “Where does the review board come from?” If the sentence is complete, send them back. “The IHC disposed of the joint petition for the release of four Indian nationals. The court fixed November 5 as the next date of hearing in the case.