The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday afternoon arrested a Pakistani national near International Border in Punjab’s Gurdaspur sector.
Identified as Aamir Raza, a resident of Sialkot district in Pakistan, the Pakistani intruder was held by the BSF troops ahead of border fence in the area of Border Outpost Nikka in Gurdaspur sector, said the BSF.
“During initial questioning the intruder revealed his name as Aamir Raza, a resident of District Sialkot, Pakistan,” said the BSF, which is responsible to guard 3,323 km India-Pakistan International Border.
This is the second arrest in last two days. The BSF’s 144 Battalion personnel deployed at Rajatal Border Outpost in Punjab’s Amritsar Sector near International Border had intercepted a Pakistani intruder on the intervening night of March 8-9. The intruder was trying to enter into Indian territory.
During initial questioning, the BSF said, the intruder revealed his identity as a Bangladeshi national.
His questioning is also being carried out and next course of action will be taken.
In a statement, BSF informed that the troop arrested a Pakistan national ahead of border fence in the area of Border Out Post Nikka in the Gurdaspur sector. The intruder had crossed International Border and entered into the Indian territory.
Earlier in the day, BSF troops held a Pakistani intruder in the Amritsar sector early morning.
He was fired upon by the BSF troops on duty and subsequently arrested.