Islamabad, Apr 23: Pakistan has asked British government to not deport its citizen's who were suspected to be terrorists who were students and later prooved to be innocent.
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit also said that these students had to undergo a harsh time behind bars and now it is up to the UK Government to compensate the students.
Earlier, a lawyer for the three Pakistani men facing deportation after being arrested in anti-terror raids earlier this month said his clients will fight to stay on in Britain.
Mohammed Ayub said the men are in Britain lawfully on student visas, are not extremists and have done nothing wrong.
British police on Tuesday, Apr 21 released nine of the arrested men into the custody of immigration authorities. The men, aged between 22 and 38, are now being held by the UK Border Agency, which controls immigration into Britain, and face deportation.
The suspects were originally arrested in the raids on April 8.