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BSF arrests Pakistani infiltrator on international border in Jammu


Jammu: A Pakistani was arrested Thursday evening by the paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) after he infiltrated into the Indian side of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

A senior police officer told IANS that Muhammad Akmal, 25, was arrested by BSF troopers in Arnia area of R.S. Pura sector in Jammu district.

“Although no weapons have been recovered from the infiltrator, we are investigating the motive behind his infiltration into our side,” the officer said.

The infiltrator was handed over to the local police by the BSF for registering a case against him.

The international border in Jammu and Kashmir is guarded by the BSF while the army guards the line of control (LoC) between India and Pakistan in the state.

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