Sani Jamiliu (R) and Imran Kabeer (L) were arrested today at the volatile India-Pakistan border after scaling a barbed wire fence near the border. Border Security Force (BSF) troopers apprehended Imran Kabeer and
Sani Jamiliu both from Kano and later handed them over to Punjab Police. They told BSF officials they wanted to go to Pakistan and later to Iraq.
They carried no valid travel documents to enter Pakistan. They arrived in the Sikh holy city of Amritsar, 30 km from Punjab, yesterday from Delhi in a hired taxi. They argued with the taxi driver yesternight, hoodwinked him and drove away his Swift Dzire car. They arrived at the integrated check point at Attari this morning. .
On finding the border gates closed, they moved towards a barbed wire fence along the Attari-Wagah rail track and jumped over the high barbed wire fence, thinking they had entered Pakistan. BSF personnel immediately nabbed them…… n put them inside a briefcase……