Chandigarh: Suspected ISI agent arrested by Batala Police in Punjab, police says ‘he went to Pakistan and came in contact with their secret agencies, agreed and gave all confidential information of the Indian army. The police has recovered two mobile phones, a passport and some photographs showing the movement of the Indian Army.
The spy was arrested on a specific tip-off received from a military intelligence unit based in Jammu and Kashmir. The military intelligence officials had told the police that the accused spy Gurmukh Singh had visited Pakistan two times – one visit was made in 2009 and the other one was made in 2012 under the pretext of pilgrimage.
Gurmukh Singh told the police that he had met ISI officials in a Nankana Sahib Gurudwara room in 2012. He was given the task to send information on Indian Army installations, movement of vehicles and deployment of army units along the international border. In return he had demanded weapons and money from ISI.
Police interrogation has revealed that he was in touch with ISI handlers in Pakistan via Social Media channels like WhatsApp and Facebook. The police has registered an FIR against the ISI spy under section 3,4,5 and 9 of Official Secrets Act, 1923, and section 120-B of IPC. He is being interrogated for more information. It is still not known how many times he shared the secret information with the ISI and how many weapons and money he received from Pakistan.