KARACHI The Government of Pakistan on Monday released 12 Indian fishermen from Landhi Jail, Karachi. They left for Wagha border, Lahore, by a bus wherefrom they will be handed over to Indian authorities. Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) Chairperson Mohammed Ali Shah, Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Researchs (Piler) Sharafat Ali, Sami Memon and others received these fishermen and presented blankets, ajraks, dry fruits and other gifts while they came out of Malirs Landhi Jail, Karachi after spending 32 month long period in the jail under the charges of violating unmarked Pakistani sea territory. As many as 176 Indian fishermen are still in Malir Jail, out of which 128 have completed the period of their imprisonment while 47 are under trial. The releases Indian fishermen included Jenti son of Bijal, Deva son of Nathu, Jana son of Ram, Bhavesh son of Karshan, Karshan son of Velji, Yogesh son of Nanhu, Babu son of Shamant, Karshan son of Pala, Jena son of Kara, Bhupt son of Aibha, Bhupat son of Govind, and Dhima son of Rana. Earlier, 442 Indian fishermen have been released on the directive of the Supreme Court after they completed the tenure of their detention, as the apex court had issued directives to the Sindh provincial government to accelerate the process of the cases following the petition filed jointly by PFF and Piler. Talking to media representatives PFF Chairperson Mohammed Ali Shah said that fishermen are poor, hence their detention by both Pakistan and Indian governments can not be justified.