Pak boy who crossed LoC sent back home with gifts

Poonch: A boy from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) but was soon caught by the Indian Army was sent home with new clothes, gifts and sweets. The 12-year-old boy of Pakistani occupied Kashmir (PoK), who accidentally crossed Line of Control (LoC) through Balakote Sector was sent back home with new clothes, gifts and sweets.

According to government sources Mohammed Zahid son of Mohammed Arif resident of Nakyal village in PoK, who is mentally ill, crossed over the de facto border on April 22. The army men who were deployed on LoC apprehended him and handed him over to police. A flag meeting was held and later the boy was handed over to the Pakistani army.

Meanwhile, a video was making rounds on WhatsApp in which boy’s grandfather made an emotional appeal to Pakistani administration to recover the boy.