KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Wednesday said 25 Bengali prisoners who were in jails for minor crimes or unable to pay imposed fines were released and being sent back to their country.
“The initiative taken by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society and its Chairman Abrar-ul-Haq for the release of Bengali prisoners is appreciable,” Imran Ismail said while addressing a news conference in Karachi. He was flanked by Abrar on this occasion.
He said each released prisoner was also given 200 dollars as a financial assistance, besides an air ticket.
To a question, the Sindh governor replied that implementation of Karachi Transformation Plan was underway and its results would be historical.
He said under the Karachi package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan major issues of the megalopolis including transportation, sewerage and others.