Lahore, February 12: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has uploaded on its website the names of 17 Pakistanis held at a New Delhi detention facility as they await their deportation to Pakistan.
According to information available to the commission, all 17 men are held at New Delhi’s Restricted Foreigners Detention Camp, Lampur, and have completed their sentences.
HRCP has asked families of the detained men to contact the commission to help it pursue the matter.
The detained men are Mumtaz Sharif Khan, Maqsood Ahmed, Amjad Saeed, Muneeer Ahmed, Muhammad Ejaz, Umer Shahzad, Muhammad Salim, Muhammad Riaz, Kamal, Muhammad Jameel, Rizwanul Haq, Iqrar Hussain, Tahir Saeed, Shaukat Ali, Muhammad Saeed, Muhammad Ashraf and Irshad Ali. Further details of each case are available on HRCP website: http://www.hrcp-web.org/showblog.asp?id=16
As many as 11 detainees had been convicted and sentenced for entering India without valid visa documents or breaching the terms of their visa.