Pak authorities arrest three ‘spies’

Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have claimed to have arrested three Pakistani nationals allegedly spying for India's RAW.

Written by Agencies | Islamabad | Published:February 8, 2009 4:29 pm

Pakistan’s law enforcement agencies have claimed to have arrested three Pakistani nationals allegedly spying for India’s RAW.

The three men were arrested at Baidian Road in Lahore Cantonment and fake passports,identity cards and maps were found in their possession,SSP (Operations) Chaudhry Muhammad Shafiq told reporters on Saturday.

He claimed that the trio — Muhammad Kamran,Muhammad Umer and Sarfraz — were suspected to have been providing information about religious leaders to RAW and were involved in other illegal activities.

The arrested men were taken to an unspecified place for interrogation.

The announcement of the arrest came 10 days after Pakistani police claimed they had arrested three “RAW-trained” Pakistani citizens in the eastern Punjab province for allegedly spying for India.

However,there was no word from authorities on this after that.

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