Bahrain pardons 250 Indian prisoners on Modi visit

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Manama - The PM thanked Bahrain's King for the gesture.


Published: Mon 26 Aug 2019, 9:38 AM

Last updated: Mon 26 Aug 2019, 11:49 AM

In a special gesture as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was visiting the Gulf kingdom, Bahrain pardoned 250 Indian prisoners serving sentences in the country.

"In a kind and humanitarian gesture, the Government of Bahrain has pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in Bahrain. PM@narendramodi thanks the Bahrain Government for the Royal Pardon," the PMO tweeted.

Modi was in Bahrain on a two-day visit, the first by an Indian Prime Minister.

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