Modi govt posing threat to life of Pakistanis, Kashmiris in India: FO

February 22, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Referring to the killing of a Pakistani prisoner in Jaipur jail, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Friday said, the frenzy created by the Indian government and its media has become a threat for Pakistanis in India and Kashmiris. In a statement on Twitter, Dr. Faisal wrote, “Killing of a Pakistani prisoner in Indian jail in the midst of frenzy created by Indian govt and media is a threat to the life and security of Pakistanis in India as well as to Kashmiris in IOK and all over India.”It is pertinent to note, in the wake of February 14 attack in Pulwama, anti-Pakistan and anti-Kashmir sentiments have been on rise across India and on Feb 20, a Pakistani inmate was subjected to severe torture in an attack in the prison of Rajasthan’s capital city of Jaipur by other inmates, which led to his death on spot.The Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi has also officially raised the issue with Indian authorities, asking them to immediately respond over the killing of Pakistani national.On the other hand, Kashmiri students are also facing torture, harassment and threats at the hands of angry mobs in India.

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