Tribune News Service
Amritsar, May 27
A Pakistani youth, identified as Abdullah Khan (22), a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was today sent to 14-day judicial custody by the local court.
Khan had crossed the border fencing at the Attari-Wagah joint check-post two days ago. The incident took place when Retreat Ceremony was in progress. He crossed the prohibited line from the rear side of the spectators’ gallery. A mobile phone and Pakistani currency worth Rs 9,000 were seized from his possession, but nothing objectionable was found. Sources said he revealed that he wanted to watch the dance being performed by Indian spectators.
He was handed over to the Gharinda police by the Border Security Force yesterday. A case under Sections 3, 34, 20 of the Indian Passport Act and Section 14 of the Foreigners Act was registered against him.
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