His jail term ended today (March 12), but he could not leave for his country as his legal documents were not ready.
Kanpur: An alleged Pakistani spy, Mohd Waqas, whose 10-year jail term ended on Tuesday, was released by the district jail authorities and handed over to Local Intelligence Unit (LIU) in Kanpur.
He will be handed over to the Lucknow police, which will take care of him till he is sent back to his native country,” said jail superintendent Ashish Tiwari.
A local court had convicted and sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment in 2017.“Mohd Waqas, a Lahore resident, was lodged in the district jail after being sentenced by the Kanpur court.
The LIU will hand him over to Lucknow police to complete formalities of his deportation to Pakistan.Waqas had come to the city in 2005 and arrested in 2009.
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