Punjab & Region

BSF hands over Pakistani youth to Pak Rangers on humanitarian grounds

Ferozepur, June 19

Today, in the early wee hours at about 1730 hrs, troops of 103 Bn BSF, Ferozepur Sector apprehended one Pakistan national, while he crossed the border and entered Indian territory.

During questioning, it came to notice that the apprehended Pak national is a juvenile and he had crossed over to Indian territory inadvertently. Nothing objectionable was recovered from him. BSF approached Pakistan Rangers and lodged a protest on the matter. Thereafter, on 19th June 2022 at about 1300 hrs, said Pakistan national, being an inadvertent border crosser, was handed – over to Pak Rangers on humanitarian grounds.

BSF always takes a humane approach, while dealing with inadvertent border crossers, said Public Relations Officer, Punjab Frontier, BSF.