SPO with ISI, LeT links held near LoC

Ahead of rail budget, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking adequate financial support for the modernisation of the national transporter.

Poonch: A Special Police Officer
allegedly having contacts with ISI and Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) and carrying a Pakisani SIM card was arrested near the Line of Control in the district, officials said Friday.

Acting on intelligence inputs and after monitoring alleged
links of SPO Mohammad Rafiq with militants and Pakistani
intelligence agency ISI, police arrested him at Chakan-Da-Bagh
crossing point along LoC, they said.

SPO was allegedly in touch with his handlers in ISI and
LeT, they said, adding a case has been registered and
investigations were on.
As per the preliminary investigation, he had received fake
currency with a face value of Rs 12 lakh from across the
border, they said.

Rafiq`s contact Hafiz of Surankote was arrested by
Srinagar Police last month in connection with fake currency