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Home / India News / Seven Navy personnel, hawala operator arrested for having links with Pakistan

Seven Navy personnel, hawala operator arrested for having links with Pakistan

A release from police said the Intelligence wing in concert with Central Intelligence agencies and Naval intelligence launched Operation Dolphin’s Nose and unearthed the espionage racket.

india Updated: Dec 21, 2019 07:30 IST
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Police sources here said those arrested were being produced in court on Friday.
Police sources here said those arrested were being produced in court on Friday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/Representative image)

The Andhra Pradesh police on Friday claimed to have busted an espionage racket with links to Pakistan and arrested seven personnel of the Indian Navy in this connection.

A release from police said the Intelligence wing in concert with Central Intelligence agencies and Naval intelligence launched Operation Dolphin’s Nose and unearthed the espionage racket.

“An FIR has been lodged and seven Navy personnel and a hawala operator have been arrested from different parts of the country. Some more suspects are being questioned,” the police release said.

Investigation is on, it added, without further details.

Police sources here said those arrested were being produced in court on Friday.