Ailing Pakistani girl appeals for release of his father from Indian Jail

By: Abbas Kassar

HYDERABAD  August 07: A minor girl Shumaila resident of H/10/140 ward G Gul Shah Bukhari road Pinjrapol Hyderabad has made appeal to Pakistan and Indian authorities to get her father released from Jodhpur jail ( India ) where he is languishing since 2013. Shumaila, herself patient of nephrology and lives on weekly dialysis told news conference here that her father Muhammad Yousuf along with family had gone to India on 23 February 2013 to attend marriage ceremony in relatives where coming back he was arrested by Indian police under custom act. She told that their relatives hired a lawyer and court acquitted her father but Indian authorities were keeping him in Jodhpur jail till today.She said her mother died of shock and she herself was suffering from nephrology and can die any time. Accompanied with her uncle Abid Qureshi who himself was heart patient she and her uncle have made appeal to prime minister,army chief and president Pakistan to help get her father released from India jail.Shumaila expressed her last desire to see her father alive lest she may not die of kidney disease of which she was suffering.

Recently an Indian envoy Raghwan had visited a 24 years old Indian girl Geeta in Karachi at Edhi home who had entered Pakistan by mistake 15 years back and assured her of reuniting her with her family in India. The same can be done in case of Muhammad Yousuf and Pakistani envoy in India can visit Yousuf in Jodhpur jail and arrange his return to his family in Hyderabad