Jaisalmer, Feb 12: An alleged Pakistani spy was detained by Crime Investigation Department (CID) and Border Intelligence Police near Indo-Pak border in Jaisalmer Rajasthan. A joint interrogation is underway. More details awaited. Also Read - Rajasthan Shocker: Man Accused of Raping 4 Women of Family in Dausa
This is not the first time when a Pakistani spy has been detained from Jaisalmer. In August 2016, Nandlal, an alleged Pakistani spy hailing from Sangad district in Pakistan was arrested from a hotel in Jaisalmer and items containing information on India’s defence institutions were seized from him. Also Read - Over 300 Twitter Handles Generated From Pakistan to Disrupt Farmers' Tractor Rally, Claims Delhi Police
After arresting Nandlal, the police had collected two mobile phones with micro SD cards, 2010 Indian Rupees, 30 Pakistani Rupees and a diary containing information on money received from Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI). The SD cards consisted photographs and classified information related to India’s defence. He collected information and shared it with ISI officials via WhatsApp, Skype and Facebook. Nandlal received money from ISI depending upon the information provided by him. Nandlal was arrested under section 3 and 3 (9) of Official Secret Act 1923. (Also read ATS unravels Pakistani ISI’s spy racket, four people arrested) Also Read - Pakistan Approves Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V For Emergency Use
Similar to the arrest made by CID and Border Intelligence Police, the Anti-Terrorism Squad of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday unravelled a hidden network of spies working for Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency. An investigation into the same resulted in the arrest of four men who were found to be part of the espionage network.
The suspects were allegedly running a parallel telecom exchange that enabled the spies to call up Army camps and other personnel posted in Jammu and Kashmir while posing as senior Army officers. They would then unearth confidential information, including details of Army plans and installations in the area.