The Pakistani national, identified as Sawaj was a resident of Narowal district in Pakistani Punjab and had inadvertently crossed the international boundary on Monday.

He entered into the Indian territory and reached near the BSF fence, BSF Deputy Inspector General P S Jaswal said.

The incident took place near the border outpost Darya Mansoor in Gurdaspur sector.

During questioning, the Pakistani man revealed that he had inadvertently crossed the international boundary. Nothing objectionable was recovered from his possession, Jaswal said, adding, he was handed over to Pakistani Rangers on humanitarian grounds.

Four Pakistanis who had crossed the border by mistake have been handed over to Pakistani Rangers by BSF in Punjab sector so far in 2015, he said.

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