Pakistan agent arrested for passing defence information to ISI
MEERUT: A suspected agent of Pakistan’s Inter-Services
Intelligence was arrested here on Saturday on the charge of passing defence
information to ISI, a senior police officer said.
Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force of the
Uttar Pradesh Police arrested Asif Ali from Subash Bazar area in Meerut while
he was passing information relating to the Indian Army to ISI, STF DSP Anil
A number of important documents were recovered from
him, he said, adding during interrogation, Ali confessed he was an ISI agent. Pass
books and debit cards of Indian and Pakistani banks were recovered from him,
the DSP said.
Ali's interrogation brought out that his wife and
children are staying in Pakistan while he was living in a rented accommodation
in Delhi Gate locality in Meerut, Kumar said. In Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Mukul Goel said
preliminary investigations showed Ali was passing information about Indian Army
He got married in Pakistan and had two children there,
the police officer said, adding "he used to go there on the pretext of
meeting his family.” Goel said during one of these visits seven to eight years
ago he came in contact with some ISI officials. “Since then he has been
involved in this activity,” he said.