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Pak teen who escaped J&K juvenile home found in Bathinda

The boy was spotted by employees when the train, which had arrived on Monday, was being loaded with fertilisers.

punjab Updated: Jan 31, 2018 10:14 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Bathinda
Bathinda,J&K juvenile home,Pakistani boy
(HT Representative)

A 15-year-old Pakistani boy who escaped from a juvenile observation home in RS Pura in Jammu and Kashmir was found in a train on the National Fertilisers Limited (NFL) campus here on Tuesday morning.

He was spotted by employees when the train, which had arrived on Monday, was being loaded with fertilisers. SHO Shiv Chand said that the revealed that he had run away from the juvenile home, and after that the J&K police were contacted.

“We sent them photos of the boy through WhatsApp and they who identified him,” he said. The boy had entered India six months ago and was arrested; he escaped from the juvenile home on January 14. The SHO further said that a team of cops from RS Pura was headed for Bathinda and the boy will be handed over to them.

First Published: Jan 31, 2018 09:37 IST