Poonch: The Indian army on Thursday arrested a Pakistani soldier in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
The soldier was identified as Arif Ali.
He belongs to the Frontier Force of the Pakistani Army.
The army officials did not find any weapon from Ali.
However, the army reportedly seized two sim cards and Pakistani currency were recovered from him.
According to reports, Ali said during the interrogation that he came to India to seek asylum in the country as the south Asian nation lacks basic amenties.
Ali is likely to be sent back to Pakistan soon, an Army official said
Police on Wednesday arrested three Pak trained militants who had recently infiltrated back in Handwara.
A joint Naka was established by Srinagar Police and Handwara police at Kulangam, falling under the jurisdiction of Police Station Handwara. During the checking at the Naka, three Pak trained militants who have recently infiltrated back after receiving arms training at Pakistan were apprehended, police said.