Delhi Man Arrested for Spying for Pakistan’s ISI

The Rajasthan Police on Monday, 25 March, arrested a 42-year-old man from Delhi for allegedly spying for Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI, officials said.

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

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

Accused in Contact With ISI Handlers

During questioning, Pervez revealed that he was in contact with ISI handlers and had travelled to Pakistan 17 times in the last 18 years, he said.

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ISI gave all necessary support for passing confidential information, Mishra added.

Pervez got mobile SIM cards on photo and identity card copy of people on assurance of quick visa formalities done at the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi. Conniving with SIM card retailers, he got the numbers activated to share information with his handlers, the officer said.

Parvez was presented before a Jaipur court, which sent him to a four-day police custody, Mishra said.

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