(This was originally posted in Times Of India by Sanjay Khajuria)
J&K Police on Monday detained one person for allegedly spying near vital installations in Gandhi Nagar area of Jammu. Sources said, “The accused (name withheld), hailing from Rampur area of Uttar Pradesh, is suspected to have shared information, including videos and pictures, of vital installations with Pakistan-based handlers through social media platforms. A case under relevant sections of the law has been registered and further investigation is on.”
On October 9 last year, a 22-year-old man, identified as Kuljeet, was arrested for sharing pictures of vital security installations with Pak handlers and receiving payment in return.
One Pankaj Sharma of Tarore of Samba district, working for Pakistani handlers, was arrested on March 4 last year.On January 8 last year, a surrendered terrorist, identified as Parvaiz Ahmad Bhat of Srinagar, was detained for questioning for spying. Bhat had been active in Kashmir in the early 1990s before his surrender. Similarly, one suspect identified as Bodh Raj, a resident of Changiya village in Arnia area of R S Pura sector in Jammu district, was arrested for sharing information with Pak handlers on October 22, 2016. Two Pakistani SIM cards, one memory card and a restricted map depicting locations of security forces in J&K were recovered from his possession.