Indian soldier, who had crossed over to Pakistan last year, handed over to India has been found guilty by Indian Army court which has recommended nearly three months imprisonment for him, reported by Hindustan Times.

Official sources said that the Army court sentenced Chandu Babulal Chavan to nearly three months in prison but the quantum of punishment is yet to be approved by appropriate authorities.

Sepoy Babulal Chavan was tried by a General Court Martial and he has pleaded guilty, they said.

Chavan can appeal against his sentence.

Chavan, posted with 37 Rashtriya Rifles, had mistakenly crossed the LoC in Kashmir in September last year.

In January, he was handed over to India by Pakistan.

Chavan belongs to Borvihir village in Dhule district of Maharashtra. His grandmother had died of shock following the news of his capture by Pakistani troops.