Eight Myanmar nationals were arrested on Tuesday while trying to crossover to Pakistan through International Border at R S Pura Forward area in Jammu district, officials said.
Border Security Force troops spotted some people trying to exfiltrate to Pakistan via AMK Border Outpost (BoP) in the district, they said.
The troops challenged them and arrested all of them after a chase, they added. The arrested people belonged to New Bazar area of Gadgoda district of Myanmar, they said, adding they have been identified as Mohammad Younis, Abdul Malik, Kamal Hussain, Mohammad Farooq, Masooda Begum, Fatima Khatoon, Majib and Muneera. Some Indian currency was also recovered from them, they said.