Pakistani 'spy' sent to 14-day judicial custody
A suspected Pakistani spy, who is alleged to have been doing recce of army installations in the country, was today sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court in a case registered against him under the Official Secrets Act.delhi Updated: Sep 23, 2010 22:08 IST
A suspected Pakistani spy, who is alleged to have been doing recce of army installations in the country, was today sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court in a case registered against him under the Official Secrets Act.
Sajjad Haider (43), hailing from Lahore, was apprehended by a team of Delhi Police's Special Cell from Samalkha village here on September 14 on a tip off from central intelligence agencies.
He was produced in a court after the end of his police custody remand.
Haider, who has been booked under the Official Secrets Act and the Foreigners Act, has remained in police custody since his arrest.
Delhi Police's Special Cell sought his further remand to locate and identify his alleged accomplices, who facilitated his activities in the country.
The police claimed to have recovered some confidential documents related to Indian Army, a fake Indian driving license, a PAN card along with Western Union money transfer receipts, rent agreements, mobile sim cards and phones from his rented accommodation in Samalakha in east Delhi.
They claimed, Haider had entered India in September last year through Bangladesh.
The accused is also alleged to have procured mobile sim cards of different companies on the basis of his fake driving license and on the basis of IDs of other persons.
According to police, he had also come in contact with one married woman and started cohabiting with her and her daughter in order to camouflage himself as a family man.
During this period, accused also worked as a driver on different cabs attached with call centers at Gurgaon and Delhi.