Having a new born baby has become an offense for a Pakistani woman as the Indian authorities stopped a couple from travelling back to Pakistan over documents.
The immigration officials ordered the couple to either leave their children in India or get the documents of the child completed.
According to Times of India report, Mai Fathima and 10-day-old son were held back at Munabao in Barmer district of Rajasthan by immigration officers as the child does not have a passport or visa..
Mai Fatima and her husband Mir Muhammad Mahar who are residents of Ghotki in Pakistan had come here two-and-a-half months back to meet Fatima’s aging father.
Their visa was originally for one-and-a-half months but was later extended by another month when Fatima’s father suddenly passed away. Fatima had come to India she was seven months pregnant and on April 14 she delivered a baby boy at a private hospital.
The local municipal council had issued a birth certificate. However When the couple along with the newborn left for Pakistan on Friday on the Thar Express they were stopped at Munabao.
The immigration officers instructing them to either go back to Pakistan leaving the child behind or that stay back and complete documentation of their baby.