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Pakistani detainee attacked by inmate in Indian prison dies

Pakistan's government has requested India to release the body of a Pakistani prisoner who died Thursday in hospital in India's Punjabi city of Chandigarh, following an attack by an Indian inmate. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said it hopes the government of India will facilitate the early repatriation of the "mortal remains" of Sanaullah Ranjay to Pakistan. Pakistani national Sanaullah was convicted of militancy-related charges in the 1990s and served his sentence in an Indian high-security prison.

Pakistani prisoner dies in India after revenge beating

The incident threatens to worsen already fraught relations between the two nations.

Pakistani prisoner in India who was in a coma after being beaten by another inmate dies

NEW DELHI - A diplomat says a Pakistani prisoner in India who was in a coma after being beaten by another inmate last week has died. Sultan Hasan, a Pakistani diplomat, says Sanaullah Ranjay died Thursday morning. He says the Pakistani government has asked India to allow his body to be airlifted to Pakistan. Ranjay was imprisoned in 1999 and was sentenced to life in prison in 2009 for being a Pakistani militant operating in Indian Kashmir. The charges against him included murder and waging war against India.

Pakistani prisoner attacked in Indian jail

A Pakistani prisoner in a jail in India's northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir was critically injured after being attacked by an another inmate Friday morning, officials said. Sanaullah Khan was attacked by an Indian prisoner and later slipped into a coma as a result of head injuries he sustained, according to the officials. Pakistan later Friday condemned the attack on Khan and called it retribution for the death of an Indian prisoner in Pakistan this week.

Pakistani attacked in Indian jail: prison officer

A Pakistani prisoner suffered serious head injuries on Friday after being attacked in an Indian jail in apparent tit-for-tat violence following the death of an Indian inmate in Pakistan, a prison official said. "He has been admitted in GMC Hospital with grievous head injuries," an official at the main prison in the northwestern city of Jammu told AFP on condition of anonymity.
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