`Spy` Madhuri Gupta`s JC extended by 14 days

A city court Saturday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of Madhuri Gupta, a junior Indian diplomat arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan`s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Last Updated: May 29, 2010, 18:28 PM IST

New Delhi: A city court Saturday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of Madhuri Gupta, a junior Indian diplomat arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan`s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja conducted the hearing through video-conferencing and asked the Tihar Jail authorities to present Gupta, 53, in court June 11.

Gupta, a second secretary at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, was arrested here April 27 on charges of passing on information to the Pakistani intelligence agency.

Gupta, who belongs to Delhi, was earlier in police custody for five days and then in 14-day judicial custody.

IANS