Indian prisoners who are in prison in Kuwait will be deported between May 27 and June 4, Tripura law minister Ratan Lal Nath said.
27 May 2020, 12:00 AM
06 June 2020, 12:00 AM
Persons from Assam and Tripura, who are in prison in Kuwait, will be deported between May 27 and June 4, Tripura law minister Ratan Lal Nath said on Monday.
Ratan Lal Nath said the ministry of external affairs (MEA) informed the state government that 136 Indians from Assam and Tripura, who were living in Kuwait and now in prisons of the country, were being processed for deportation.
“The 136 residents of Tripura and Assam would be deported via a special flight to Guwahati from Kuwait from May 27 to June 4. All of them are at present imprisoned in Kuwait for violating its laws. We are not aware of the exact reason of their imprisonment yet,” Nath said.
The state government had requested the Kuwait government to drop the persons of Tripura at Agartala only, Nath said. However, the request was declined and they informed the Tripura government that the aircraft carrying these people would make a single stop at Guwahati.
“So we are planning to bring our people back to Tripura from Guwahati but the date is not yet final but it would be somewhere between May 27 and June 4,” Nath told reporters.