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Pakistani teenager repatriated

india Updated: Aug 21, 2008 13:15 IST

In a goodwill gesture, a Pakistani teenager who had infiltrated into Jammu was on Thursday allowed to return to his country.

Mohmmad Qasim, 17, was handed over by the Border Security Force (BSF) to Pakistani Rangers at a flag meeting on Indo-Pak border in Jammu, officials said.

Qasim was roaming near International Border in Abdullian Border outpost in RS Pura tehsil of Jammu district on Monday when he was taken into custody by BSF.

He was handed over to Pakistani rangers at flag meeting at Octerio border outpost in RS Pura tehsil, they told PTI.

Three sim cards and Rs 35 in Pakistani currency were seized from the teenager who belonged SardarBata district in Skeikhpur belt of Pakistan, officials sid.

Qasim told officials that he had come to seek a job in Jammu after his father was jailed in connection with murder of his mother.