A 12-year-old boy was apprehended along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. The boy entered Rajouri’s Nowshera sector from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) Friday night and was detained by an Indian Army patrol unit.
Defense spokesman said “A patrol of the Indian along the Line of Control (LoC) apprehended a 12-year-old intruder from Pakistan- occupied Kashmir (PoK) who had crossed over to this side of LoC late last evening in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district”. He added that the boy named Ashfaq Ali Chauhan was found moving suspiciously near the Indian side.
As per official statements, the boy is believed to have been sent over by terrorists in connivance with the Pakistan Army to probe routes for infiltration across the LoC.