Afghan national arrested in Assam

An Afghan national, suspected to be an ISI agent, has been apprehended today by the police in Assam`s Dhemaji district.

Last Updated: Oct 15, 2012, 15:04 PM IST

Dhemaji (Assam): An Afghan national, suspected to be an ISI agent, has been apprehended today by the police in Assam`s Dhemaji district.

The Afghan, identified as Akhtar Hussain, had come here nine months ago on a three-month tourist visa but stayed on even after the expiry of the visa, Superintendent of Police Pradip Ranjan Kar said.

Hussain during his stay here also married a local woman and was living with her in a rented house in Gogamukh area of the district.
He was arrested from the rented house and further investigations are on, Kar said.

PTI

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