Uri Man Surrenders Upon Pak Return

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Srinagar: A man from the border town of Uri in Baramulla district surrendered before the army after returning to Valley from Pakistan-controlled Kashmir (PcK)

36-year- old Shabir Ahmed Chechi from Hatlanga village of Uri had crossed over to PcK in 2017 through the line of control dividing the parts of erstwhile Kashmir, reports said Wednesday. The man, they said, returned home on Tuesday night and shortly surrendered before the army’s 3rd Rajput Regiment in Uri.

Army after questioning, handed over the man to the police station Uri.

Police sources said that the man is still lodged at the police station.

When contacted, a police official declined to comment on the issue, however, he admitted that the man returned back from across the border and was being questioned. (With KNT inputs)

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