A dismissed jawan of the Indian Army working as an alleged ISI agent has been arrested in Patna with "important military papers" relating to the Indo-Pak border, a top police officer said on Tuesday.
Authorities described his arrest by the Special Task Force of Bihar Police as a "big catch", Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Neelmani said.
Acting on a tip-off by the Intelligence Bureau and other Intelligence agencies, the STF personnel raided a place under Kankarbagh police station and arrested Sudhanshu Sudhakar on Monday evening, he said.
Sudhakar, who was allegedly carrying "important military secrets relating to the western side of the Indo-Pak border," was booked under the Official Secrets Act.
Neelmani said he was a dismissed a sepoy of the Indian Army.
The state police headquarters has informed officials of the Union Home Ministry and top authorities of Intelligence Bureau about the arrest.