Pak inmate in Amritsar jail dies in hospital

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Amritsar, Apr 26 (UNI) A middle-aged Pakistani national Mohammed Afzal allegedly arrested sometime back for entering India in Samjhauta Express without travel documents, died today in a hospital here after a brief illness.

Afzal was lodged in the Central jail here after he was arrested by Punjab police under the Indian Passport Act.

He fell ill while in the jail and was admitted by the authorities in the Civil Hospital, where he died today.

The Pakistan High Commission has been informed about Afzal's death and his body would be sent across whenever intimation is received.


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