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Man with alleged ISI link arrested in Meerut, documents seized

MEERUT: A suspected Inter-Services Intelligence agent was arrested here on Saturday with sensitive documents containing vital information on Army units based in northern India.

Amir Ahmed alias ‘Bhura’ of Nukkud in Saharanpur was on Saturday arrested by the city police and the Special Task Force. Hand-drawn maps of Army units in Dehra Dun and Meerut, a four-page classified document containing detailed information on anti-tank guided missile and an eight-page document on radio communication brigaded mortar shoot were recovered. Besides, the police also seized a four-page document containing restricted information on infantry weapons and a mobile phone.

Uttarakhand police is planning to send its team to Meerut to interrogate Amir. over the documents on the Dehra Dun Army base.

“We want to know what kind of documents have been recovered,” a top police official said. If need be the alleged agent would be brought to Dehra Dun on transit remand, the sources said.

The Meerut police said they had received intelligence that some youth in western U.P. had contacts with Pakistan’s ISI and had zeroed in on Amir, who allegedly passed secret information about Army bases in Dehra Dun, Ambala, Meerut, Agra and Roorkee, using code words over phone.

The police also said Amir had been to Pakistan five times using a fake passport. — PTI

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