The 42-year-old NRI from Canada, who originally hails from Jalandhar and was identified as Surinder Singh Kang, was later arrested by the BSF, Punjab Border Range IG Lok Nath Angra said.
Kang smashed his SUV into two gates before being overpowered by BSF personnel, Angra said, adding that "few medicines consumed for mind relaxation were recovered from his possession."
BSF IG Anil Paliwal said that "the person broke into two gates before being arrested and was handed over to Punjab police."
Angra said that a case under attempt to murder, Passport Act and preventing government official from performing his duties had been registered against the person who was driving a grey-coloured Mahindra Scorpio vehicle.
"Investigation is under process," Angra said, adding that it was 'pre-mature' to establish that he was a psychiatric patient. A senior BSF official said that the NRI has told investigators that he wanted to pay obeisance at Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, but thought obtaining visa and going through other formalities would take time.

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