Barmer (Raj), Sep 8: Six Pakistani nationals along with four local residents were detained for allegedly entering into restricted areas here, police said today. “Four Pakistanis were detained from Chohtan area while two were detained from Gadraroad area yesterday. Both the areas are restricted for any movement and lie close to Indo-Pak border,” SP Barmer Gagandeep Singla said. He said they could not give a satisfactory answer for their presence in these areas.(ALSO READ: Pakistan must do more to eliminate terrorist safe havens: US envoy)

Four local men, who are hosts to six Pakistanis’, were also picked up and all 10 people are being interrogated jointly by intelligence agencies, Singla said. The Pakistani nationals have been identified as Aladeen, Naseeba, Mohammad Rahis, Kamardeen, Sacchu and Jameela. They entered India from Attari border on August 25 and their visa is for Barmer and Ajmer. They arrived in Barmer two-three days ago and were planning to go to Ajmer after spending few days here, he said.