The 33-year-old IT engineer who recently returned to India after spending six years in a Pakistani jail has warned youngsters against falling in love on Facebook. On Thursday, 20 December, he finally made it to his home in Mumbai. He was greeted by his family members and neighbours, India Today reported.
In 2012, Hamid went to Afghanistan and secured a job at the airport in Kabul. From Kabul, he managed to enter Pakistan to stop a marriage of the girl he had fallen in love with on social media. He then was arrested and jailed for illegally entering Pakistan.
India Today quoted Ansari as saying, “I learnt this lesson that one should never hide anything from their parents, even if they scold you. I should have never been swayed by emotions. There is a legal process for everything and I should have followed it.”
The Pakistan military charged him for spying, and in December 2015, he got sentenced to three years imprisonment in Peshawar Central Jail. He was released on Tuesday. He regrets not consulting his parents before going to Pakistan.
Furthermore, he said, “This is my second life. After going through so much inside prison, I am not in the right frame of mind, so my first intention is to get stable, mentally, and then get look for job.”
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