Indian boy who stowed away on Samjhauta Exp to be sent home
Lahore: A six-year-old Indian boy who
mistakenly crossed into Pakistan by stowing away on the
Samjhauta Express train is being sent back on Tuesday, an official
The boy, who identified himself as Rajat, said his
parents were dead and that he had entered the train to beg.
Col Sher Jung of the paramilitary Pakistan Rangers said
Indian authorities had apparently failed to spot the boy when
he entered the train.
"The boy is innocent. We cannot charge him for any
offence. It is the mistake of Indian authorities (that he
entered the train)," Pakistan Rangers spokesman Nadeem Raza
The Pakistan Rangers have asked India`s Border Security
Force to take back the boy.
"We are waiting for the BSF officials to come and take
the boy home," Raza said.
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