NEW DELHI: A 40-year-old school teacher, Sabar Khan, was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district by Delhi Police on Saturday in an ongoing probe into a Pakistan-based Inter-Services Intelligence espionage in India, the fourth arrest in the case.
“Sabar Khan was has been booked under provisions of the Official Secrets Act,” Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Yadav with Delhi Police told Express. He was arrested amid high drama as he tried to dodge the police team which reached the village to arrest him. He tried to flee and broke his leg but was chased and nabbed.
On information from interrogating Sabar, a team of eight officers have been sent to West Bengal’s Siliguri to locate others involved in the racket. An officer said Sabar used to get crucial information about troop movements along the borders, from his associate in Siliguri, who has been identified as Fareed, an Army official. Sources said the Military Intelligence Unit has detained Fareed and one more person related to the espionage case.