Pakistani `spy` sent to 14-day judicial custody

A suspected Pakistani spy, who is alleged to have been doing recce of army installations in the country, was on Thursday sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court.

New Delhi: A suspected Pakistani spy, who is
alleged to have been doing recce of army installations in the
country, was on Thursday sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi
court in a case registered against him under the Official
Secrets Act.

Sajjad Haider (43), hailing from Lahore, was apprehended
by a team of Delhi Police`s Special Cell from Samalkha village
here on September 14 on a tip off from central intelligence
agencies.
He was produced in a court after the end of his police
custody remand.

Haider, who has been booked under the Official Secrets
Act and the Foreigners Act, has remained in police custody
since his arrest.

Delhi Police`s Special Cell sought his further remand to
locate and identify his alleged accomplices, who facilitated
his activities in the country.

The police claimed to have recovered some confidential
documents related to Indian Army, a fake Indian driving
license, a PAN card along with Western Union money transfer
receipts, rent agreements, mobile sim cards and phones from
his rented accommodation in Samalakha in east Delhi.
They claimed, Haider had entered India in September last
year through Bangladesh.

The accused is also alleged to have procured mobile sim
cards of different companies on the basis of his fake driving
license and on the basis of IDs of other persons.

According to police, he had also come in contact with one
married woman and started cohabiting with her and her daughter
in order to camouflage himself as a family man.

During this period, accused also worked as a driver on
different cabs attached with call centers at Gurgaon and
Delhi.

PTI

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