Continuing the offensive on the Pakistan ISI spy racket, a fifth arrest has been made in connection with the case. The authorities have arrested a serving Army jawan allegedly involved in the ISI espionage case.
The Army personnel arrested in Darjeeling has been identified as Fareed, serving as a jawan in the J&K Light Infantry Regiment.
Fareed was allegedly introduced to ISI operative Kafaitullah in 2014 by Mohammad Sabar, another operative who has been arrested. The arrested jawan has been accused of passing on documents related to Army movements.
The fifth arrest in connection with the case follows the arrest of Mohammad Sabar, a school teacher from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Acting on a tip off a team of Delhi police raided a house in Aiti village and picked up a man identified as Mohammad Sabar. It was learnt that during the operation, the school teacher tried to flee and sustained injuries.
The Delhi Police had earlier arrested Border Security Force (BSF) head constable Abdul Rasheed and 44-year-old library assistant Kafaitullah Khan and Munawwar Ahmad Mir, a retired Indian Army havildar, for obtaining secret information related to India’s national security and sharing it with ISI.