15-year old boy crosses over to Pak after being scolded, beaten by mother over mobile theft



Poonch, April 29: A 15-year old boy on Friday crossed over to Pakistan by breaching Line of Control (LoC) after his mother scolded and beat over mobile phone theft in Balakote sector of Poonch district.

A police officer told news agency GNS that 15-year old Zulfikar Ali, son of Ghulam Hussain, residence of Lanjote, Balakote in Mendhar Teshil of Poonch was scolded and beaten by his mother over mobile theft. “As a result, the boy apparently got angered and ran from his house and then crossed over to other side by breaching heavily guarded LoC,” he said.

Confirming the incident, the SDPO Mendhar, SHahid Nayeem, told GNS that a case under FIR number 53/2016 under section 2/3 IMCO Act has been registered against the boy. He said the boy is a student of class 8th. So far, there is no clue about the boy. (GNS)