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Police arrests army clerk in Amritsar for spying

Intelligence police in Punjab arrested a spy while in a separate incident paramilitary seized a cache of drugs coming from neighboring Pakistan. In an apparent case of espionage, State Special Operations Cell (SSOC) of police in Amritsar arrested a resident, who was an army clerk.

punjab Updated: Mar 27, 2014 15:55 IST
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Intelligence police in Punjab arrested a spy while in a separate incident paramilitary seize a cache of drugs coming from neighboring Pakistan.


In an apparent case of espionage, State Special Operations Cell (SSOC) of police in Amritsar arrested a resident, who was an army clerk, Lovedeep Singh, for providing sensitive information to the Pakistan security agencies.

Official of the SSOC, Harvinder Singh said, Lovedeep Singh was providing restricted army documents, sketches and other vital information to the Pakistani agencies.

According to the police, the army clerk was being groomed by his handlers from Pakistan, allegedly for the past one and a half years.

Police have recovered photographs of restricted areas, classified army manuals and a handmade sketch of military installations from his possession.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel recovered seven kilograms of suspected heroine from intruders trying to get into Indian territory from Pakistan side.

Senior public relations officer of Border Security Force (BSF), RPS Jaiswal, said the intruders were trying to get into the Indian side using a pipe in the fence.

"Security officials detected around three or four persons who were trying to cross the border from the Pakistan side using a pipe in the fence. When our officials ambushed them, they challenged them and opened fire. Subsequently, our officials also fired in response to that", Jaiswal said.

Jaiswal also added, seven kilograms of suspected heroine was recovered, but the intruders managed to escape.

"Using the darkness to their advantage, the intruders were successful in running away. When the pipe they were carrying was checked, we received around seven kilograms of suspected heroine in it", added Jaiswal.