'Pak Army's ex commando detained near Samba border'

Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended an ex Pakistani army personnel near International Border in Samba district last night.

“Alert troops of 80 battalion BSF during routine patrolling near Glar post apprehended one Pakistan national namely Mohamad Afzal of 29 years of age who is a resident of Shakkargarh (Pak),” a Jammu based BSF spokesperson said.

Officials sources said that the intruder was a trained soldier, who had served as Commando in Pakistan Army’s Special Service Group.

The BSF and other wings of intelligence agencies interrogated intruder through the night to know his intentions about crossing the border, official sources said.

 “Two mobiles phones, two headphones, one handkerchief was recovered from his possession,” the spokesperson said.

“Later at 1.00 in the night he was handed over to Police Post Rakh Ambtali under Police Station Samba,” the spokesperson added.

The BSF is yet to reveal if anything suspicious was recovered from him. The BSF officials have said that the investigation is underway in the case.