41 to be sent back to India to serve out their prison time


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  • Monday, 18 Jul 2016

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17 PUTRAJAYA- Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi(pic) chairs high-level management committee meeting on Rohingya in Malaysia, at Deputy Prime Minister's Meeting Room, West Block, 4th floor, Perdana Putra Building AT 0945 (0145 gmt)

NEW DELHI: A total of 41 prisoners from India now held in Malaysian prisons and serving less than six months of incarceration will be allowed to return home to serve the remainder of their terms under a request brought up by the Indian government, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic).

The move was agreed upon following his meeting with India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval here Monday.

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