Pak’s first official statement after Wg Cdr Abhinandan release, says he was treated with dignity’

New Delhi: The captured Indian Air
Force Wing Commander Abhinandan
Varthaman has been returned to India
today. He was arrested when his
military jet MIG-21 crashed in Azad
Jammu & Kashmir after being shot
down by Pakistan Air Force for
violating Pakistani airspace on
February 27, 2019
While in captivity, he was treated with
dignity and in line with international
law. Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr.
Imran Khan announced his return as a
goodwill gesture aimed at de
escalating rising tensions with India.

Pakistani officials handed over
Varthaman to the Indian and IAF
officials at the Attari-Wagah Border
and immediately after the pilot’s
release he was whisked away in a
convoy by the officials, reported PTI

Author: sarkarimirror