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Pak intelligence agent arrested

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Papers on Central Command hq. seized

LUCKNOW: An alleged agent of Pakistan’s Military Intelligence, Abdul Jabbar alias Sikandar, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad at the Charbagh railway station here on Tuesday.

Map of cantonment

A map of Lucknow’s military cantonment and some secret documents pertaining to the Central Command headquarters here, apart from fake currency, were seized from him, the police said.

Abdul Jabbar had entered the State from Nepal four or five days ago and reached Lucknow via Gorakhpur. Son of Mooosa, he is a resident of Kharadar in Karachi.

The ATS also seized from him a photocopy of the passport carrying the address: Makarpura, Majalpur Road, Vadodara, Gujarat. In the passport, Abdul Jabbar’s name was mentioned as Jabbar, son of Ibrahim. The address was found to be fake, Additional Director-General (Law and Order and STF) Brij Lal told journalists here on Wednesday.

Mr. Lal said that for the past few days the ATS had been getting information of some secret agents of Pakistan’s Military Intelligence being sent to India for securing classified documents of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the addresses of some vital military installations.

Interrogation revealed that Jabbar was involved in drug trade in Karachi and he used to secure passports by giving fake identities.

He was stationed in Kathmandu for some time and he entered Uttar Pradesh on December 11, Mr. Lal said.

Taken to Mumbai

Meanwhile, Mohammad Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin, the accused in the case of terror attack on the CRPF Group Centre at Rampur, were taken on remand to Mumbai by a Mumbai Crime Branch team.

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