An espionage racket busted. Delhi Police arrested of a suspected ISI operative and a BSF head constable on charges of providing confidential information to a Pakistan intelligence operative. They are relatives, said police. The accused were identified as Kafaitullah Khan alias Master Raja, 44, a resident of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir, and Border Security Force (BSF) head constable Abdul Rasheed, posted in the intelligence wing of of the force in the same district. Suspected Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) operative Khan’s younger brother is in the Indian Army, said sources. After their arrest, investigators are looking for a retired army havildar. Investigators are also likely to get in touch with Khan’s brother.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Yadav said that Khan used to be in touch with the Pakistan intelligence operative, and Rasheed was one of his prime sources. “The espionage racket run by them is supported by Pakistan’s ISI.” Yadav said the duo was arrested under 3/9 Official Secrets Act (OSA). Explaining Khan’s mode of operation, Yadav said information was passed through email, WhatsApp and Viber networks.