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5-year-old Pak boy reunited with his mother with help of Indian authorities

Iftikhar Ahmed, Had Forcibly Been Taken To India By His Father, Who Belongs To Jammu And Kashmir, A Year Ago.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 04 Feb 2017, 08:09:20 PM
5-year-old Pak boy reunited with his mother with help of Indian authorities (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

In yet another case of humanity a five-year-old Pakistani boy was reunited with his mother on Saturday at Wagah-Attari border, with help of Indian authorities.

Iftikhar Ahmed, had forcibly been taken to India by his father, who belongs to Jammu and Kashmir, a year ago.

The five-year-old boy was lodged with a senior diplomat in Amritsar for some time and was later taken to Wagah, informed Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

Pak High Commissioner Abdul Basit appreciated the cooperative role of Indian government” in the return of 5-year-old Iftikhar.

Iftikhar’s father Gulzar Ahmed had taken the boy to Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir in March 2016.

Following which the boy’s mother Rohina Kiyani who belongs to Pak-administered Kashmir, filed a case in an Indian court for his custody.

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However, the verdict on the case was given in May 2016 but it took almost 8 months to unite the mother with her son due to the growing border tensions between the neighbouring countries.

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First Published : 04 Feb 2017, 08:02:00 PM

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