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Pakistani prisoner returns from India after 11 years

Newstrack 2018-06-24 14:30:26
Pakistani prisoner returns from India after 11 years

Islamabad: A Pakistani man who mistakenly crossed into India in 2007 and was caught by the Border Security Force (BSF) has returned home after 11 years in detention, a media report said on Sunday.

Muhammad Yaseen, 45, received a warm welcome upon his arrival at his village of Chaahal in Punjab province on Saturday, Dawn news reported.


“I thank Allah Almighty that I have reached back home safely after spending 11 years of my life in an Indian jail,” he said.

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Meanwhile, the BSF on Saturday handed back an aged Pakistani national to the Punjab Rangers as a goodwill gesture, reports Dawn news.

According to Punjab Rangers, 75-year-old Sain Khan had mistakenly entered Indian territory on June 22.

With IANS inputs