On Saturday, the intelligence wing of Rajasthan police arrested three people on the charge of espionage for Pakistani intelligence agencies.
Three of the 23 individuals detained during a special operation in border areas like Sri Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, and Churu districts were the targeted of the action.
Umesh Mishra, director general of police (intelligence), said on Saturday that the three were arrested during “Operation Sarhad.” Conducted between June 25 and June 28, it involved the arrest and questioning of 23 individuals.
Based on the accused’s questioning and technical investigations, Mishra further stated that a case is underway. Under the Official Secrets Act of 1923, the investigation had already begun.
The intelligence wing has detained Abdul Sattar of Hanumangarh, Nitin Yadav of Suratgarh, and Ram Singh of Barmer among the suspects interrogated. Each received a regular salary for providing Pakistani intelligence information about defence establishments.
Since 2010, Sattar has made regular trips to Pakistan. Further confessing to the crime of providing private information about the army and critical locations.
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