MAHARAJGANJ: Six Kashmiris, including one woman and two children, were detained by security forces while trying to enter India through Nepal from Sonauli border in this district, SSB sources said Wednesday.
They were stopped by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and local police yesterday when the residents of Pakistan-administered Kashmir failed to produce valid documents about their identity, SSB Commandant at Sonouli, B K Bankhoti said.
The group comprising three men, one woman and two children were sent to J&K cell in Delhi by road. Officials of the SSB are also accompanying them, he said.
According to SSB sources, the group wanted to return to Jammu and Kashmir as per the new Rehabilitation policy (2010) of J&K government according to which former militants who crossed over to PaK between 1990 and 2009 will be considered for safe return.