64 Afghans Handed over to Border Police

Politics Materials 7 September 2008 11:26 (UTC +04:00)

Afghanistan, Kabul, 7 September / Trend corr.A.Hakimi/ Sixty-four Afghan nationals, detained in the southwestern Balochistan province, have been handed over to guards at the Chaman border crossing.

The men, arrested 10 days back for illegally entering Pakistan, were transferred to Afghan border police Friday morning. They were earlier grilled at a jail in Mastung.

Local police official Ashraf Khan told the medias the illegal migrants wanted to go to Iran and other countries via Pakistan.

In Quetta, Afghan Consul-General Muhammad Daud Mohseni thanked the Pakistani authorities for freeing the detainees. He urged his compatriots to travel on valid documents so as to avoid complications.