India releases Pakistani prisoner after 12 years India releases Pakistani prisoner after 12 years

India released a Pakistani citizen, Khalid Parvez,  after 12 years who was imprisoned in India.

Indian border security force handed over Khalid  to Pakistani security officials at the Wagah Border in Lahore.

Khaldi, 50, travelled to India in 2005 to attend a cricket match but was later arrested from Gurdaspur in 2006 on charges of illegally overstaying in the country.

On November 2, the Indian government released two Pakistani sisters identified at Fatima and Mumtaz after they spent 11 years in an Indian prison.

Fatima and Mumtaz along with their mother Rasheedan Bibi went to India via Samjhota Express in 2006, where they were arrested on charges of smuggling drugs.

The sisters and their mother were sent to Amritsar prison, where the  mother died after two years.

Fatima, who was pregnant at the time of the arrest, delivered her baby in the jail. The girl named Hina, now 10 years old, has also been sent back. The women were sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison and fined Rs200,000 each.

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