Pakistan national with relatives in Pak Army held in Poonch

WION Web Team Jammu Apr 28, 2018, 08.18 PM(IST)

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A Pakistan national was apprehended by personnel of the Maratha Light Infantry (MLI) on Saturday from Karmara village in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The person in question has been identified as Ghulam Akber, a resident of March Kote Tehsil, Bandi Abbasspur in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Father of two children, Akber has relatives in the Pakistan Army, with his uncle's son serving in Mohammad Gali in PoK.

The official said that Akber was apprehended near Kunjan post of Indian army in the forward area of Karmara sub-sector of Gulpur around 1 pm.

He was taken to the base camp of 15 MLI at Gulpur for further questioning.

(With inputs from ANI)