Illegal Afghan migrants arrested from Ghotki: Police

Roman AhmedWeb Editor

08th Sep, 2021. 07:15 pm
afghan migrants

Illegal Afghan migrants have been arrested from Sindh’s Ghokti over no travel documents, stated Police. 

According to sources, the police stopped 11 Afghan nationals which includes three women, six children, and two men at the Sindh-Punjab border, and asked them to show travel documents.

The police arrested the illegal immigrants over failure to show legal travel documents and retained mobile phones, Pakistani and Afghani currency.

The investigation is ongoing and the Afghan nationals are in the custody of the Ghokti police.

Whereas, it was previously reported that at least 4,578 people from Afghanistan had been documented to cross into Pakistan through the Torkham border area out of which 2,205 are Afghan refugees escaping Taliban.

The documented numbers for the exchange of people between Afghanistan and Pakistan since the past three weeks since the Taliban took complete control of the Afghan government.

It had been reported that 2,293 of those intersecting through the Torkham border are Pakistanis.

On the other hand, those going into Afghanistan via this border have been 2,099, out of which 1,823 are Afghans and 122 are Pakistanis.

 

 

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