Delhi Police arrest serving Indian Army personnel for being ISI spy

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NEW DELHI: An Indian Army rifleman was apprehended on Sunday from West Bengal’s Siliguri by Delhi Police crime branch team in a case of espionage linked to Pakistan’s ISI. This is the fifth arrest made in the case between November 26 and December 6 from Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Siliguri. Alleged ISI agent Kafaitullah, government school teacher Sabar Khan, BSF personnel Abdul Rasheed and former army havildar Munawwar Ahmad Mir are the others arrested in connection with case. The rifleman, identified as Farid Khan, was already detained by army personnel soon after the Delhi Police unearthed the espionage racket led by alleged ISI agent Kafaitullah Khan, who was sharing confidential documents pertaining to the Indian Army with his handler in Pakistan. “Farid’s brief interrogation revealed that he used the code name ‘surgeon’ for carrying out anti-national activities and contacting his handlers. Ravindra Yadav, joint commissioner of police (crime branch), said Farid was posted in the Jammu and Kashmir light infantry regiment. “Farid was in touch with Sabar and was introduced to ISI operative Kafaitullah in 2014. (Hindustan Times)