Bahrain pardons 250 Indian prisoners on Modi visit


International | Written by : IANS| Updated: Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 12:13 AM


Bahrain pardons 250 Indian prisoners on Modi visit

Manama, Aug 25 (IANS) 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.