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Man detained on suspicion of espionage in Rajasthan

The suspect, identified as Bai Khan, a resident of Basanpeer of the district, was under surveillance of the intelligence agency from the past several days and was detained on Saturday.

Published: 27th June 2021 11:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2021 02:43 PM   |  A+A-

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The STF had registered a case in this connection under various sections of the IPC and the Drugs and Cosmetics Act (Express Illustrations | Amit Bandre)

By PTI

JAISALMER: A man was detained by the intelligence agency of the Indian Army on suspicion of espionage in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, officials said on Sunday.

The suspect, identified as Bai Khan, a resident of Basanpeer of the district, was under surveillance of the intelligence agency from the past several days and was detained near TSP gate of the Army area late Saturday night, they said.

The suspect operated a canteen so he frequented easily in the Army area, the officials said.

Several suspicious phone numbers from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, London and Australia have been found in his mobile phone, they said.

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