May 8, 2021

Aone Punjabi

Nidar, Nipakh, Nawi Soch

Return to homeland after 18 years

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Dharam Singh (42), a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, who returned to India via the Attari-Wagah border after serving a 14-year sentence from Pakistan’s Kot Lakhpat Jail, was handed over to the police by the Border Security Force (BSF). After custom immigration, he has been quarantined at the Sri Gurunanak Dev Ji Hospital in Amritsar.

Giving this information, Punjab Police officer Arun Kumar said that Dharm Singh is a resident of the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. He accidentally walked through the Samba sector to Pakistan in 2003, where he was sentenced to 14 years. After serving a 14-year sentence in Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore, Pakistan, he returned to India on Monday via Wagah, where the BSF handed him over to the police after custom immigration.

During interrogation, he told the police that I was 18 years old in 2003 when I accidentally entered Pakistan through the Samba sector. From where I was caught and a case was registered against me and the court sentenced me to 14 years. After the completion of the sentence, I have been released and I have returned to my homeland. He told that he would be handed over to the family soon. For this, information has been given to the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

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