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Missing since 21 weeks, Pakistan hands over missing man to India via LoC crossing in Poonch

POONCH: Pakistan army on Monday handed over a resident of Poonch to Indian counterparts in presence of civil officials at Chaka Da Bagh crossing point here, the official said.

They told GNS that the person identified as Saif Din son of Ghulam Mohammad Loon of Gagrian (Dhana) Sawjian was handed over by the Pakistan army to Indian counterparts in presence of the Magistrate (Naib Tehsildar) deputed for the task.

While the man was missing for the last 21 weeks, it was not immediately known when he had crossed over to Pakistan Administered Kashmir via Line of Control and his subsequent apprehension by the Pakistan army. The man is said to be mentally unstable. (GNS)


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