MUNABAO - The border forces of both Pakistan and India have agreed to release those trespassers caught by both sides but found to have crossed over by mistake and did not have wrong intentions.

The intruders will have to be verified for release within 24 hours through an inquiry by the forces of the both sides concerned.

The decision was taken by both the sides at Munabao during the bilateral meeting of India-Pakistan border security forces.

 India was represented by a 13-member delegation led by Gandhi Nagar (Gujarat) DIG Raj Singh Rathore and Pakistani side was led by Sindh Rangers Deputy Director General, Brig Muhammad Rafiq.

The meeting also agreed to launch a Indo-Pak joint campaign for maintenance and early repair of border pillars.

Senior officers who attended the meeting said that the 13-member Pakistani delegation reached Munabao at 9.30 am and the meeting started at 10am. The meeting concluded in harmony and in cordial atmosphere, they said.

Sources said India also raised the issue of poaching near the border and confusion created by firing by hunters.

The Pakistani officers assured that they would set up fences near the border to stop all possible hunting.