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Pak spy arrested in Samba for passing information on security forces to Pakistan

Updated: Oct 22, 2016 09:13 IST

Jammu [India], Oct. 22 (ANI): In a major breakthrough regarding national security, a Pakistani spy has been arrested in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir as he was making attempts to escape.

The spy named Bodh Raj was held along with two Pakistani SIM cards and a map showing deployment of forces was also seized from him.

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.

During the search operation one individual was found roaming in suspicious circumstances in Jerda village near IB who tried to escape on observing the movement of Police party.

However, the police party acting promptly and giving a swift chase apprehended the individual from the spot whose identity was established as Bodh Raj.

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.

All the recovered items were seized besides arresting the said accused person.

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.

Earlier in August, an alleged Pakistani spy was arrested from Jaisalmer and items containing information on India's defence institutions seized from him. (ANI)