As a goodwill gesture, the Indian Army on Wednesday handed over a teenager boy who had inadvertently crossed over the Line of Control into the Indian side back to the Pakistan army. The 13-year-old Mousin, a resident of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, had inadvertently crossed over to the Indian side two days ago and was taken into custody by the Army unit deployed in the area.
The boy who had crossed over to the Indian side in the Sadhpora area of Karnah sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday was handed over to the Pakistan army at the Titwal crossing point by the Indian army, a source familiar to the development said.
He said that soon after the boy was apprehended it was established that he had crossed over inadvertently with no ill intentions, it was conveyed to the Pakistan army.
“On the night of April 5, a youth inadvertently crossed the line of control into Karnah, Kupwara (J&K). The youth identified as Mausin, son of Manzoor Ahmad from Lipa area of Kashmir under illegal occupation of Pakistan