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Bring back sepoy Chavan safe: Pak DGMO acknowledges Indian Army Jawan Chandu Chavan is in their custody

Pakistan DGMO on Thursday acknowledged that Indian Army Jawan Chandu Chavan is in their custody, according to sources. On September 30, Chavan from 37 Rashtriya Rifles had inadvertently crossed over to the other side of the Line of Control following which Pakistan had been informed by the DGMO on the hotline.


By   |  Updated On : October 14, 2016 12:27 AM
Pakistan DGMO acknowledges Indian Army Jawan Chandu Chavan is in their custody: Army sources

Pakistan DGMO acknowledges Indian Army Jawan Chandu Chavan is in their custody: Army sources

New Delhi :  

Pakistan DGMO on Thursday acknowledged that Indian Army Jawan Chandu Chavan is in their custody, according to sources. On September 30, Chavan from 37 Rashtriya Rifles had inadvertently crossed over to the other side of the Line of Control following which Pakistan had been informed by the DGMO on the hotline.

His inadvertent crossing took place after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes across LoC destroying seven terrorist launch pads.

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar earlier also said that a well-established mechanism through the DGMO has been activated to bring back Army jawan Chandu Babulal Chavan, who is in Pakistan’s custody after inadvertently crossing over.

First Published: Thursday, October 13, 2016 06:18 PM


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