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Pak national handed over to rangers

punjab Updated: Jul 21, 2013 21:07 IST
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The BSF on Saturday handed over to rangers a Pakistani national, who had entered the Indian territory inadvertently. At 10.50am on Friday, Border Security Force (BSF) troops of the Border Out Post of Chak Khewa in Abohar sector apprehended a Pakistani national, Shah Nawaz (61).

A native of Tahir Khurd village, Bashirpur tehsil, in Okara district of Pakistan, he was nabbed while he was approaching towards the fence at a distance of about 100 metre from the Pakistan side.

During questioning, it was found that the individual had inadvertently crossed the international border and entered the Indian territory. Nothing objectionable was recovered from his possession.

Pakistan rangers were contacted on Saturday and the apprehended Pakistani national was handed over to them on humanitarian grounds. So far, 14 Pakistani national, who had crossed the border inadvertently, have been handed over to Pakistan rangers this year.