Woman arrested for crossing over from PoK

Noor Jahan, wife of Abdul Majid, originally belongs to Kerni area of the Indian district and had illegally crossed over to PoK on May 30.

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010, 18:53 PM IST

Poonch: A woman was apprehended by
Army troops after she crossed over to this side of the border
from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) through the Line of
Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence
sources said Tuesday.

Noor Jahan, wife of Abdul Majid, originally belongs to
Kerni area of the Indian district and had illegally crossed
over to PoK on May 30, they said, adding, police had
registered a case under section 2/3 (illegal crossing of
border) against her in May.

She was taken into custody by Army troops when she
crossed to this side in Kerni sector of Poonch late last
night, the sources said.

They added, the woman would be handed over to police for
further investigation after medical examination.

PTI