Hamid Nehal Ansari comes home after spending 6 years in Pakistan jail

Hamid Nehal Ansari comes home after spending 6 years in Pakistan jail

New Delhi: Hamid Nehal Ansari an engineer from Mumbai, who was in a jail in Pakistan on espionage charges returned to India after six years. He has crossed the Attari-Wagah border to reach India. His family greeted him at the Wagah border. 33-year-old, Hamid Nehal Ansari had an emotional reunion with his parents. Nehal and Fauzia hugged their son.

Accusing him to be a “spy who was involved in anti-state crimes”, Pakistan government had sent him to jail for 3 years. He was released earlier today.

Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari was arrested in 2012. Three years ago, on December 15, 2015, he was sentenced by a military court to 3 years’ imprisonment for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card. He was taken into custody by intelligence officials after he had entered Pakistan from Afghanistan on November 12, 2012, with a fake identity card. His jail term ended on December 15.

According to ToI, the identity card was sent to him by his Facebook friend from Karak, a town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.

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