Suspected ISI agent held
KOLKATA: The police on Saturday arrested a suspected agent of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Akhtar Khan alias Md Javed alias Raju was arrested from Colootola area of the city under Jorashanko Police station.
“It is suspected that he was involved in espionage and passing information to neighbouring countries,” Joint Commissioner of Kolkata Police ( headquarters) Rajiv Mishra told journalists.
According to the police, the 51-year-old accused was carrying fake Indian currency notes of denomination of Rs 1.72 lakh.
The accused booked under charges of waging war against Government of India, criminal conspiracy and use of counterfeit currency among other charges will be produced before a city court on Sunday.
Though the police did not specify his nationality senior officers said that some of relatives of the accused are living in the city.