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PoK resident arrested in J-K's Poonch district


Press Trust of India Jammu
A 35-year-old from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir was today arrested near a forward post in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
Ghulam Akber, a resident of Marckote village of Bandi-Abbasspur tehsil, was detained by Army personnel guarding the Line of Control (LoC) at 1.30 pm, he said.
He said Akber was noticed by the Army personnel near Kunjan post and was later taken to a camp for questioning.
Akber was later handed over to police for further investigation.
On April 22, a 12-year-old boy from PoK inadvertently entered into Poonch district and later repatriated on April 25 as a "goodwill gesture".

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 7:05 PM IST

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