Four RAW-linked suspects held in Lahore
LAHORE: Law enforcement agencies on Sunday claimed to have arrested four suspects linked to India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) spy agency from Lahore.
The arrested men reportedly belong to Baseen village, near the Indo-Pak Wagah Border. All suspects have been identified by a former cop, who was arrested last week for being an "agent of Indian agency RAW", according to an intelligence source.
A private TV channels had last week reported that the arrest of Ilyas, a former cop, at Baseen village near Wagah Border on the charges of spying for RAW. Ilays has been accused of providing information to the Indian spy agency about some senior army and police officials.
Following the arrest of the former cop, Punjab police spokesperson had issued a statement quoting DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashraf as saying "no RAW agent or former police official has been arrested by the intelligence agencies." He had said he talked to the Military Intelligence (MI) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officials but they did not confirm the arrest of the suspect.