J&K: Alleged Pakistani spy arrested in Samba sector; 2 SIM cards, map recovered

Speed News Desk | First published: 22 October 2016, 8:45 IST
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An alleged Pakistani spy was arrested in the Samba setor of Jammu and Kashmir on 22 October and reportedly he is being interrogated by the security forces.

The arrested person has been identified a resident of Arnia sector in Jammu district, Bodh Raj.

According to media reports, officials have recovered two SIM cards and a map showing deployment of security forces from Bodh Raj.

The Samba District Police has said that based on the information received from Military Intelligence with regard to the involvement of Bodh Raj for his espionage activities and passing on vital information regarding deployment and movement of security forces to Pakistan, a special operation was conducted to nab him in the border area of Ramgarh.

"This is a major breakthrough so far as national security is concerned and the arrest of some more persons is also likely in the days to come," the Samba Police said in a statement.

Upon his personal search two Pakistani SIM cards, one map showing deployment of forces, two Indian made mobile phones and one memory card were recovered from his possession.

In this connection a formal case has been registered against Bodh Raj under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 3 Official Secret Act and the investigation of the same has been taken up.