Indian man Hamid Nehal Ansari, arrested by Pakistan, to be released after 6 years


New Delhi: Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari`s parents` long struggle for being reunited with their son, who was arrested by the Pakistan Intelligence agencies and local police from Kohat district in 2012, may bear fruit today.

The Pakistan Foreign Ministry on Monday announced to repatriate Hamid on the completion of a three-year sentence handed over to him by a Pakistani military court in 2015.”The Pakistan High Commission has told us that the Pakistan authorities will hand over Hamid to the Indian Embassy there today, following which he will cross the border and be reunited with us,” Fauzia Ansari, Hamid`s mother told ANI.

The family, however, has not been apprised of the exact time when Hamid will reach India.

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