IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to India today at Attari – Wagah border around 9.20 pm. IAF pilot Abhinandan was caught by Pakistan when unfortunately landed in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir after MIG 21 was shot down.
The brave commander was shot down Pakistan’s F16 with his MIG 21. Later, he swallowed all the papers related to the Indian Air Force before caught down by Pakistan Army. Pakistan army released a video about his details. In this video, he said that ” I am Major Abhinandan Varthaman from IAF”. Then he was asked about his native place and the role in the mission. But, he hasn’t said anything and said:” I’m not supposed to tell you this information”.
After one day the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was given a statement in Parliament that” We will release captured pilot to India as a peace gesture”. Today they have officially handed the wing commander safely to India at Attari- Wagah border.