Five-year-old Ariful Sheikh will come home to Murshidabad on Sunday after spending a year in a Bangladesh jail with his grandparents.

Ariful had accompanied his grandparents Hashimuddin Sheikh and Mafroza Khatun to the neighbouring country in April last year to visit an ailing relative.

They were arrested on April 15, 2011, after they were found travelling without proper travel documents, police said. They were sentenced to a two-month jail term and fined Taka 500.

Although their jail term ended in June last, they were behind bars for almost a year.

The three persons will today return to India by the Gede border checkpoint in Nadia district, the police said.

The family hails from Gajadhar para near here.

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