“In 18 years went to Pak 17 times” Man admits to spying for ISI arrested

JAIPUR: A 42-year-old man from Delhi was arrested by the Rajasthan Police arrested on Monday for allegedly spying for Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), officials said.

Additional Director General (Intelligence) Umesh Mishra stated that Mohammed Parvez was already arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for anti-national activities and was in judicial custody since 2017. He was brought to Jaipur on Monday for interrogation, following which the state police arrested him.

The officer stated that to collect confidential and strategic information and passed those to the ISI, Mohammed Parvez allegedly honey-trapped Indian Army soldiers through fake identity which gave him financial support.

During interrogation he revealed that he had travelled to Pakistan “17 times in the last 18 years” and he was in contact with ISI handlers. The officer said that ISI gave all necessary support for passing confidential information.

The officer further added that he got mobile SIM cards on photo and identity card copy of people on the assurance of quick visa formalities done at the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi. He got the mobile numbers activated to share information with his handlers.