China detains Indian national who strayed into the country

China has detained a mentally unstable Indian national who strayed into the country through Myanmar border and efforts are on to identify the man currently undergoing treatment in a hospital.

PTI| Updated: Jan 18, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

Beijing: China has detained a mentally unstable Indian national who strayed into the country through Myanmar border and efforts are on to identify the man currently undergoing treatment in a hospital.

Chandra Mohan, 42, hailing from Khooja village near Guna in Madhya Pradesh who was reported to be mentally unsound was detained by the police after he strayed into China.

He was reportedly recovering at a hospital in China's Kunming city in Yunnan province.

After receiving communication from police officials, the Indian Consulate in Guangzhou contacted the local police and tried to establish his identity.

Relatives of Mohan has identified him and his identification papers are on the way, officials at the Consulate told PTI on Monday.

The Consulate has arranged few Indians based in Kunming city to meet him to get the details about how Mohan strayed into China.

Once the identity papers are received he was expected to be repatriated as Chinese police expressed their willingness to release him because he was found to be mentally unsound, they said.