Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) have declared a mentally-challenged Pakistani citizen, who had accidentally crossed into Indian territory two years ago, an international spy.
Iqbal, the aforementioned Pakistani citizen is a resident of Sialkot and had been missing for the past two years.
Iqbal’s family had been in search for him and only got to know about his incarceration by the BSF when Indian media outlets claimed he was a spy.
“He [Iqbal] is mentally-handicapped; please help us get him back,” his brother requested the government.
Earlier on February 12, an Indian teenage boy was repatriated to his homeland as a goodwill gesture after he mistakenly crossed into Pakistani territory. Bimal Narjere, 16, inadvertently crossed into the Pakistan’s side in August last year.
Pakistan Rangers had informed the India’s Border Security Force about Bimal and initiated inquiry into the matter. After completion of all legal requirements and verification of the Indian citizen’s identity, he was handed over to BSF personnel via Wagah Border. Pakistan expects the same from their Indian counterparts.