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33 ‘Pakistani spy agents’ arrested since 2016: Govt in Rajya Sabha

As many as 33 agents of Pakistani espionage modules were arrested by security forces since 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

india Updated: Mar 29, 2017 20:56 IST
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Those who were arrested include 14 in Rajasthan, six each in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, four in Delhi, two in Gujarat and one in Uttar Pradesh, minister of state for home Hansraj Ahir said in the Rajya Sabha. (PTI)

As many as 33 agents of Pakistani espionage modules were arrested by security forces since 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

“As per available information, during the course of neutralisation of Pakistani espionage modules for 2016 and 2017 (till March 22, 2017), 33 agents were arrested in spying activities for Pakistan backed intelligence agency ISI,” minister of state for home Hansraj Ahir said.

Those who were arrested include 14 in Rajasthan, six each in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, four in Delhi, two in Gujarat and one in Uttar Pradesh, he said.