Unarmed Pakistani man held along International Border in Jammu

Border Security Forces (BSF) arrested a 30-year-old Pakistani man along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor sector on Friday, an official said.
Unarmed Pakistani man held along International Border in Jammu
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Border Security Forces (BSF) arrested a 30-year-old Pakistani man along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor sector on Friday, an official said.

Abdul Kayum, who claimed to be a resident of Pul Bhagawa area of Sialkot in Pakistan, was arrested between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m in the Pargwal area.

"We arrested the intruder as soon as he reached near the fence in Akhnoor area. He was unarmed," a BSF officer told IANS on condition of anonymity.

He said a mobile was recovered from him. 

"We are yet to ascertain the purpose of the intruder of crossing the border and entering Indian territory as he is continuously changing his statement." 

The officer said "this kind of incident generally happens on the IB and we take them seriously every time."

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