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India expels Pakistani visa official for ‘espionage’

The conspirators are alleged to have met at Delhi Zoo

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA announced today (October 27) that it was expelling a Pakistani visa official for suspected spying after he was briefly detained carrying sensitive defence documents, with tensions between the neighbours already running high. New Delhi police said the official had been recruiting Indian nationals for two and a half years to spy for Pakistan’s powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in return for cash. “Delhi police crime branch has busted an espionage racket run by a kingpin working in the Pakistan high commission,” said Ravindra Yadav, joint commissioner of police on crime. The official, named as Mehmood Akhtar, was detained yesterday (October…

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