Three arrested in border districts, woman detained for spying
Following inputs from Intelligence Bureau, Special Operation Group (SOG) and police in a joint operation arrested three post office employees for spying for Pakistan on Monday.india Updated: Feb 02, 2016 15:15 IST
Following inputs from Intelligence Bureau, Special Operation Group (SOG) and police in a joint operation arrested three post office employees for spying for Pakistan on Monday.
They were arrested from Pokhran post office in Jaisalmer, and from Balotra PO in Barmer. A women employee was also detained from Balotra.
According to official sources, the arrested accused were identified as Narendra Sharma from Pokhran and Islamuddin and CR Dahiya from Balotra.
Sources said those arrested and accused were spying for Pakistan since past few months. They claimed that both were sharing information through email.
Sources claimed during preliminary interrogation it was revealed that recently both Narendra Sharma and Islamuddin received money from Pakistan in their banks.
According to the sources the security agencies were keeping surveillance on the accused and intercepted their mail and calls which they made to Pakistan. An intelligence officer from Pakistan have talked to the accused while claiming him as Major.
In a different incident, four people were arrested by Barmer police on Monday from near the Uttarlai air force area. Police said that they were arrested when they were roaming near the Uttarlai air force area in Barmer in suspicious circumstances.
First Published: Feb 02, 2016 15:15 IST