Pakistani terrorist deported to Lanka

A terrorist wanted in Pakistan was today deported to Sri Lanka by a flight from Chennai after Andhra Pradesh police found him living in a remote village near Cuddapah for the past seven years without a valid visa, the Press Trust of India reported.

Based on an Interpol alert, 34-year-old Nissar Ahmed, who had fled Pakistan and entered India through Sri Lanka in 2006, was detained by Andhra Pradesh police on May 6 and brought to Chennai this morning after producing him in a Cuddapah court.

As he had no visa, Ahmed was sent by a Jet Airways flight to Colombo from where he had arrived to India  seven years ago, the Press Trust of India reported.

Police informed the Colombo airport officials about his deportation, they said adding Sri Lankan officials would hand him over to their Pakistani counterparts.