Juvenile Indian prisoner claims to be Pakistani


ISLAMABAD: A juvenile prisoner in an Indian jail has claimed that he is a Pakistani citizen. 

Babul alias Babu s/o Shamal G Sharma claims that his parents are from Pakistan, however, has no documents to prove his claim. According to Babul, his mother got married to a Bangladeshi citizen after the death of his Pakistani father. The stepfather used to torture him, resulting in Babul’s escape from home.

Babul further said that he doesn’t know whether his mother is now in Pakistan or Bangladesh. In his statement, Babul said that he only knew a shopkeeper in Karachi named Ahad.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Foreign Office has appealed the citizens to contact foreign ministry if they have any information about the boy.