Indian merchant ship captain, Sunil James, who was under arrest in the west African country of Togo since July, has been released along with another Indian sailor, the external affairs ministry said Thursday.
External affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted: "After meet between India's High Commissoner in Accra and President Gnassingbe of Togo, Captain Sunil James and Vijayan released. Now with High Commissioner K. Jeeva Sagar."
The two Indian sailors are to leave for India Thursday, he posted. Read more about Indian merchant navy captain released from Togo jail