In a first in recent years, an Afghan national who was living illegally in Valley was arrested from Baramulla district of north Kashmir, top sources said.
Sources said the Baramulla Police , Army’s 52RR and 53 Battalion of CRPF arrested Muhammad Dawood, the Afghan national, from Kanispora area of Baramulla.
Sources said that the said Afghan individual was trespassing without valid documents, adding that he was earlier arrested in Delhi under NDPS case also and then bailed out by a court.
Sources said the Afghan national wanted to exfiltrate to Pakistan via Line of Control and then apparently to his country. “He is being questioned and further details are awaited,” sources said and ruled out his links with militancy.