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BSF sends back Pak boy who inadvertently crossed into India

PTI
Published Apr 30, 2017, 11:00 am IST
Updated Apr 30, 2017, 11:01 am IST
The boy was apprehended by BSF personnel on Saturday afternoon near Sovarwali check-post, senior BSF spokesperson R S Kataria said.
Razzak, a resident of Pakistan's Kasur district, had inadvertently crossed the International Border on Saturday afternoon. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)
 Razzak, a resident of Pakistan's Kasur district, had inadvertently crossed the International Border on Saturday afternoon. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)

Jalandhar: The BSF on Sunday handed over a 15-year-old boy to Pakistani authorities after he inadvertently crossed into India in Punjab's Abohar sector, an official said.

The boy was apprehended by BSF personnel on Saturday afternoon near the sector's Sovarwali check-post, senior BSF spokesperson (Punjab Frontier) R S Kataria said.

 

Razzak, a resident of Pakistan's Kasur district, had inadvertently crossed the International Border, he said.

The BSF contacted the Pakistan Rangers and the boy was handed over to them on Sunday, he said.

Kataria said the boy was the seventh person to be sent back to Pakistan on humanitarian grounds this year.

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