•      Tue Jul 16 2024

Supreme Court orders to send home to Pakistani national Abdul

Supreme Court of Nepal
Supreme Court of Nepal (file photo)

Kathmandu, Sept 3: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered the Immigration Department to release Pakistani national Mozam Abdul Hai from the jail.

A division bench of justices Sushmalata Mathema and Dr Manoj Kumar Sharma ordered the Department to release the Pakistani national from the jail and send him back to his country.

The Pakistani national was in Nepali jail since October 7, 2019 on charge of staying in Nepal without visa extension.

The Department had charged him Rs 781,389 in visa fees and Rs 50,000 in fine for staying in Nepal for 823 days without visa.

The Department had sent the Pakistani national to the jail sentencing seven years in jail after he failed to deposit the amount. Abdul had filed a petition at the SC demanding his release and repatriation.

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