Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan has allowed repatriation of a woman namely Robina who had been languishing in jail in IoK along with her minor girl for past five years.
Robina went to New Delhi along with her husband and her 4-month old daughter in 2012. While in India her husband betrayed her and disappeared taking along her passport, identification card and all the money thus leaving her totally hapless.
Some people helped her with some money and arranged for her to reach at the border. Due to non availability of any identity proof or travel documents, she was taken into custody by the Indian authorities and sent to jail. Her case got highlighted when an Indian court ordered her repatriation and the matter was raised by media.
Taking notice of media reports, the Interior Minister directed Interior Ministry to get in touch with Pakistan High Commission New Delhi to get detailed of the hapless woman. NADRA and Passport directorate could not confirm her nationality on the basis of initial details available. The Interior Minister then directed the High Commission to seek Counselor access and to get exact details from the jailed woman. —NNI