Riyadh, July 20 -- Harish Bangera, a resident of Karnataka, who has been in Saudi Arabia's jail since December 2019oncharges ofblasphemy, isset to be released and will be arriving at his native soon.

Satish Kumar Bajal, president of Mangaluru association Saudi Arabia (MASA) gave this information.

"The cost of Bangera's air travel has also been paid to theprisonofficials on behalf of the Mangalore association," Satish told the media.

Satish said all of Bangera's release documents are complete and that he is in the final stages of his journey to India. He thanked the Indian Embassy, Indian Overseas Forum, Manikantan, Mohammed Shareef, Dammam, Prasanna Bhat, Riyadh, Prakash Poojary, Riyadh, Kamalaksha Adyar, Al Kober, Joyson, and others f...