Release of 5 Indians jailed in Togo secured: Sushma Swaraj

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New Delhi, Feb 2: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday night announced "securing" the release of five Indians who were jailed in Togo.

"We have secured the release of 5 Indians from Kerala jailed in Togo. Good work by Indian mission in Accra and Consulate in Togo (sic)," she tweeted.

5 Indians released from jail in Togo

They were in jail since 2013 for their suspected involvement in a piracy attack off the coast of Togo, according to reports.a

The Indians were employees of a Merchant Navy firm and were sailing on board a ship to South Africa from Mumbai when they were arrested.

PTI

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