Indian engineer returns after spending 5 years in Pak jail
According to fresh news, a Mumbai-based software engineer, Bhavesh Parmar, who claimed to have accidentally crossed over to Pakistan in 2007 by Samjhauta Express, and was jailed for five years there, returned home today.
At his arrival at Mumbai airport, Bhavesh Parmar said, “It feels good to be back. I am happy.”
Meanwhile, Bhavesh Parmar’s mother Hansa Kanti thanked Vile Parle MLA Krishna Hegde and MP Priya Dutt for their help in the matter.
It is said that Vile Parle MLA Krishna Hegde helped the family to take up the matter with Indian and Pakistani government, he said, “he was handed over to us after completion of necessary formalities at the border yesterday.”
The 32-years-old Mumbai-based software engineer, Bhavesh Parmar accidentally crossed to Pakistan at the Attari-Wagah border check post on Thursday, and was received by his mother and Mr Hegde.
After spending five-long-years in Pakistani jail, Bhavesh Parmar was given ‘Emergency Travel Certificate’ by Indian High Commission in Islamabad to enable his return to India.
It is said in news that he spent five-years in Pakistan’s Kot Lakhpat Jail at Lahore.