Pakistan releases Indian national who mistakenly crossed border from Jammu and Kashmir seven years ago

  • An Indian national, who mistakenly crossed into Pakistan nearly seven years ago, has been handed over to the BSF

  • Ghulam Qadir, crossed into the Pakistani territory from Jammu and Kashmir in 2012

  • He was sentenced for illegally entering into Pakistan and upon completion of sentence, he was handed over to the BSF

Lahore: An Indian national, who mistakenly crossed into Pakistan nearly seven years ago, has been handed over to the Border Security Force, an official said on Monday.

 Pakistan releases Indian national who mistakenly crossed border from Jammu and Kashmir seven years ago

File image of BSF soldiers at the Wagah border. Reuters

Ghulam Qadir, crossed into the Pakistani territory from Jammu and Kashmir in 2012. He was arrested and handed over to the local police, the official from Pakistan Rangers said.

Later, he was sentenced for illegally entering into Pakistan and upon completion of sentence, he was handed over to the BSF at the Wagah Border, the official added.

Last month, an Indian teenage boy, who inadvertently crossed into the Pakistani side, was repatriated as a goodwill gesture.

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

Updated Date: Mar 11, 2019 19:21:08 IST