BSF hands over 15-year-old intruder in Indian territory to Pakistani authorities

The Border Security Force on Saturday handed over a 15-year-old boy to Pakistani authorities. The intruder had crossed over to Indian territory by mistake in Punjab's Abohar sector.

IANS April 29, 2017 16:31:19 IST
BSF hands over 15-year-old intruder in Indian territory to Pakistani authorities

Chandigarh: The Border Security Force on Saturday handed over a 15-year-old boy to Pakistani authorities. The intruder had crossed over to Indian territory by mistake in Punjab's Abohar sector, an official said.

BSF hands over 15yearold intruder in Indian territory to Pakistani authorities

Representational image. PTI

Razak Mai, a resident of Kasur district in Pakistan, was apprehended by BSF troopers on Friday afternoon when he inadvertently crossed the International Boundary, BSF spokesperson RS Kataria (Punjab Frontier) said.

"The Pakistan Rangers were contacted today (Saturday) and the Pakistani national was handed over to them on humanitarian grounds," Kataria added.

In 2017, the BSF has handed over six more Pakistanis who had crossed over.

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