Espionage racket: Personal assistant of Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP arrested by Delhi Police

Espionage racket: Delhi Police is also trying to nab other members of the racket who, were in close contact with Pakistan High Commission staffer Mehmood Akhtar.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: November 3, 2016 3:41 pm
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Personal assistant of a Samajwadi Party’s Rajya Sabha MP has been arrested by Delhi Police in connection with the espionage racket in which a Pakistan High Commission staffer was expelled from the country and three persons were arrested.

Farhat, the PA of SP’s Rajya Sabha MP Munawwar Saleem, was detained Friday night and was later arrested by Delhi Crime Branch on Saturday.

“We have arrested Farhat and sent him for medical. He will later be sent to police remand. Probe is underway,” said Joint CP, Crime Ravindra Yadav.

WATCH VIDEO: Pakistan Recalls 6 Staffers After Espionage Case

Speaking to ANI, the SP MP Munawwar Saleem said, “I had appointed the PA a year back after due parliamentary checks, I am ready to extend all support during probe.”

Union Minister Mahesh Sharma also responded to the latest development in espionage racket and said that the involvement of a minister in the case is worrying.

“We should be worried as a minister is involved in any such case, but he is ready to coordinate,” said Mahesh Sharma.

Delhi Police is also trying to nab other members of the racket who, it believes, were in close contact with Pakistan High Commission staffer Mehmood Akhtar who was caught receiving secret documents here on October 26.

Two others, Maulana Ramzan and Subhash Jangir, residents of Nagaur, Rajasthan, were held along with Akhtar. Another accused Sohaib was detained in Jodhpur and brought to Delhi by the police where he was arrested.

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    Jay
    Oct 29, 2016 at 8:30 am
    The Con Party leaders one who went to stan to seek the enemy country support to topple the democratically elected government in India, and another who fondly called world's dreaded terrorist as "Osamaji", and the one who suppressed the terror link of Ishrat - all must be arrested and prosecuted for acting against India.
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      MyTake
      Oct 29, 2016 at 7:52 am
      With enemies within it is difficult to fight enemies outside that is the only reason why stan is so bold about bullying India! First point to act on for India is to put its home in order!
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        SubbuI
        Oct 29, 2016 at 7:58 am
        WHY THIS REVELATION NOW.BJP DIRTY TRICK DEPT IS ON WORK ALL BEFORE UP ELECTION TO DEFAME MINORITY AND POLARISE HINDU VOTES?lt;br/gt;THIRD CL. FOURTH VARIETY. FIFTH ORDER POLITICS BY NALAYAK NMODIlt;br/gt;BJP WILL FINISH POOR FOURTH FOR GOOD
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          Pallavi
          Oct 29, 2016 at 8:24 am
          dirty filthy brain u will bring politics in national security
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            AnandmohanraoRajanampalli
            Oct 29, 2016 at 8:38 am
            Let the law take it's course
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              Sudheesh
              Oct 29, 2016 at 7:51 am
              Many traitors are in the mainstream politics with a secular face. They should be watched carefully. In many issues they only speak in their personal interest and never on national interest.
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                Chandrashekhar Deshpande
                Oct 29, 2016 at 11:06 am
                Lust for Power,Monies, Girls, radical minds tent to do all the nefarious things in Espionage Cases in general sense.But In India the problem is much more severe, when Mullas Mind set is overpowered under religion belief and every one on this single point, like to be a traitor with the single notion and believe that he is doing Allah's Work.
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                  Congreess The
                  Oct 29, 2016 at 7:39 am
                  Arrest the MP himself and get interrogated. by rime branch and NIA Its a known fact many SP members in several states are working for ISI. Government should expose their true characters before the crucial UP election.
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