Tue 30 Sep 2008
Filed under: News,On The Border
Thirty five Burma National including 20 children were arrested at Indo Pak border by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) when they were trying to cross the international border from Indian side to Pakistan at Bikhiwind village.
After arrest, all the alleged accused were handed over to the Punjab Police here today which further sent them to jail for violating Indian Passport act.
Police said that all the alleged accused had arrived Indian illegally and reached Punjab to cross over to Pakistan. All were arrested when they were trying to cross the barbed fencing at border village Bikhiwind. None of the alleged accused was possessing passport or any valid documents which were required at the time of crossing of
international border, said Police.
Police said that there were five families having thirty five members had come to Bangladesh from Burma and reached to India to cross over to Pakistan with the hope of greener posture but laded behind the bars.