ANI Photo | BSF arrests Pak national for crossing India-Pak Border in Punjab’s Tarn Taran

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday apprehended a Pakistani national who crossed the international border and entered Indian territory inadvertently in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district.
“On October 17, forward deployed BSF troops apprehended 1 Pakistan national ahead of the border fence, while he crossed the Indian border and entered Indian territory, in the area falling near the Village Khalra in Tarn Taran district,” said an official BSF release.
During questioning, it came to notice that the apprehended Pakistani national had crossed over to Indian territory inadvertently. Nothing objectionable was recovered from him, it said.
The BSF approached Pakistan Rangers and lodged a strong protest on the matter.
Further at about 4:57 PM, the apprehended Pakistan national, being an inadvertent border crosser, was handed over to Pakistan Rangers on humanitarian grounds, said the release.
BSF always takes a humane approach, while dealing with inadvertent border crossers, added the release

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