India releases two Pakistanis

15 Jan 2020


LAHORE: The Indian government on Tuesday released two Pakistani nationals from jails and handed them over to Pakistan Rangers at the Wahga border crossing.

Rangers sources said one of the freed Pakistanis, Sajjad, had crossed the Kasur border mistakenly on Nov 19, 2010, into the Indian area, while the other, Bilal, crossed border from near Lahore in 2018. Both completed their imprisonment in different jails of India.

Later, the Rangers handed over Sajjad and Bilal to their families.

Published in Dawn, January 15th, 2020