BSF sends back Pakistani man who inadvertently entered India

The BSF has handed over a 60-year-old Pakistani national, who had inadvertently crossed into the Indian territory, to Pakistan Rangers.

Published: 25th February 2017 06:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2017 06:27 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

CHANDIGARH: In a goodwill gesture, the BSF has handed over a 60-year-old Pakistani national, who had inadvertently crossed into the Indian territory, to Pakistan Rangers, an official said today.

Border Security Force (BSF) troops of Border Out Post Dona Raja Deena Nath, Amritsar sector apprehended Mureed Faqir, a resident of Jakhwa Baad, Pakistan yesterday after he inadvertently crossed the international boundary, entered the Indian territory and reached near border security fence, a BSF official said.

The official said Pakistan Rangers were contacted and Faqir was handed over to them on humanitarian ground. 

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