VADODARA: Rajya Sabha official Parimal Nathwani has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring up with Pakistani powers the issue of reported passing of an Indian angler in a correctional facility there and to send back the body to his local town in Gujarat.
The angler, a local of Malkhet town of Valsad region, passed on at a jail doctor’s facility in Karachi on October 2 taking after an ailment, as indicated by another angler held up in the same prison who educated his significant other on telephone about the prisoner’s demise.
The casualty was supposedly one of the seven anglers on a watercraft which was seized by the Pakistani Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in Arabian Sea close Jakhau port in Kutch region on December 20 a year ago, on charges of infringement of universal sea limit restrict.
Mr Nathwani told Media today over telephone that he has composed a letter to the Prime Minister to ask the Indian High Commissioner’s office in Pakistan to bring up with the power concerned the issue of the angler’s demise.He additionally requesting that he guarantee that the body is sent back at the most punctual to his local town so that his family can play out his last rituals.
A senior authority of the state Fisheries Department said however they have not got any official correspondence from Pakistan powers about the destruction of the angler, the Gujarat Fishermen Association (GFA) and Porbandar Boats Association (PBA) have kept in touch with the office about it.